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From Girls to Women: Countering Limited Roles for Women Through Norms Change

Held on Thursday, July 29, 2010 and Thursday, August 5, 2010

Countering norms that reinforce limited roles for girls and women is an opportunity to prevent violence in a lasting, comprehensive way. This webinar will include lessons learned shared by innovative local advocates and audience insight highlighting strategies and efforts seeking to change norms related to gendered violence.  Norms will be examined with regard to their historical context, distinct challenges, and opportunities for collaborative work.

Host: David Lee, PreventConnect, California Coalition Against Sexual Assault

Presenter: Annie Lyles and Christine Chang, Prevention Institute



  • Understand how norms create an environment in which violence is more likely to occur
  • Provide examples of successes from people and organizations working in the field to counter norms of limited roles for girls and women
  • Identify strategies being used to effectively counter and change norms
  • Identify potential indicators for measuring progress in norms change


  • Slides [3 per page] [PDF]


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