By PreventConnect on April 15, 2009

Presentation by Barker, Sharma, and Birkie

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Ritu Sharma


Gary Barker

(82 min) The following presentation was recorded on April 15, 2009 at Men Can Stop Rape's Men and Women as Allies National Conference on the Primary Prevention of Men’s Violence Against Women.

This presentation is given by Doctor Gary Barker, Senior Technical Advisor for Gender, Violence and Rights at the International Center for Research on Women; Ritu Sharma, Founder and Executive Director of Women Thrive Worldwide; and Awraris Alemayehu Birkie, Program Officer of the Population Council. Based on experiences from Latin America, Asia and Africa, the presenters share promising practices for engaging men, boys, women and girls in overcoming and preventing sexual violence.

  • Slides from Gary Barker's Presentation [PDF]
  • Slides from Awraris Alemayehu's Presentation [PDF]

Men Can Stop Rape, Inc. (MCSR) is an international organization that mobilizes men to use their strength for creating cultures free from violence, especially men’s violence against women. MCSR provides agencies, schools, and organizations with direct services for youth, public service messaging, and leadership training.

MCSR's Men and Women as Allies National Conference on the Primary Prevention of Men’s Violence Against Women was held on April 14th and 15th, 2009 in Washington, DC. To learn more about the events at this conference, visit the conference website at http://mencanstoprape.org/conference/.

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