Social justice as a foundation to prevention work
In part one of this podcast series about social justice and prevention, Leah Aldridge explores a social justice framework for prevention. Using examples, she defines social justice, articulates a social just approach as applied to sexual and domestic violence prevention work, and makes the case for why sexual and domestic violence prevention programs benefit from using such an approach. Creating a peaceful and just world, she argues, necessitates using this approach. Stay tuned for further installments of this series.
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I loved what Leah had to say regarding social justice and the connections with sexual violence
[…] once again I realize that we haven’t quite gotten to the mountain top. When we talk about social justice being at the root of prevention work we need to remember situations such as these. After all, we are only as sick as our […]
[…] And when we do invest in women, whose leadership do we foster? Is it always those with priviledge, those who are already at the table? These are important questions to ask, especially when we put social justice at the center of our prevention work. […]