(10:45 minutes) This presentation gives an overview of the elements of successful social movements, discusses successes in the violence against women movement (e.g., policies and legislation, the establishment of rape crisis centers and battered women’s shelters, funding for violence against women prevention), and explores linking primary prevention elements with movement building and violence against women prevention efforts.
This presentation was adapted from the Prevention Connection Web Conference “Building the Violence Against Women Primary Prevention Movement” held on March 10 and 12, 2009.
Other related materials include:
- DRA Project: Laying the Groundwork for a Movement to Reduce Health Disparities [PDF]
- Catalyst: Newsletter of TC-TAT
These materials were created by Prevention Institute, a national non-profit organization working to put prevention at the center of community well-being.