My Business: Countering Secrecy and Privacy Around Violence Through Norms Change
Countering norms that reinforce privacy is an opportunity to prevent violence in a lasting, comprehensive way. This web conference highlighted specific strategies and efforts that seek to change norms related to gendered violence. Different norms were examined with regard to their historical context, distinct challenges, and opportunities for collaborative work.
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Repeated on Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Presenters: Annie Lyles and Christine Chang, Prevention Institute
- Dorothy Edwards, Ph.D., Executive Director, Green Dot, et cetera, Inc.
- Vanessa Timmons, Domestic Violence Specialist, Multnomah County Department of County Human Services
- Understand how norms create an environment in which violence is more likely to occur
- Provide examples of successes from people and organizations working to counter norms of power and control over others
- Identify strategies being used to effectively counter and change norms
- Identify potential indicators for measuring progress in norms change
- Slides [PDF ]
- American Journal of Public Health “You Don’t Go Tell White People Nothing”: African American Women’s Perspectives on the Influences of Violence and Race on Depression and Depression Care
- World Health Organization Preventing intimate partner and sexual violence against women: Taking action and generating evidence
- Centers for Disease Control & Prevention Training Professionals in the Primary Prevention of Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence: A Planning Guide