Effective organised activism against gender based violence (GBV)

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Collective action and tackling gender-based violence (GBV)

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Violence is less likely in homes where fathers share chores equally

This article from Wessel Van Den Berg outlines research from the State of the World's Fathers report. It highlights that when fathers play an active and equal role in the household and are a positive presence, it relieves the burden of care on mothers – but also results in a household where violence is less likely to take place. 

Video: South-South Institute on Sexual Violence Against Men and Boys

This short video, by the Refugee Law Project, gives an overview of the 1st South-South Institute on Sexual Violence Against Men and Boys, an event that took place in Kampala in April 2013. It highlights the way in which the institute provided a space for male survivors of conflict-related sexual violence to speak about their experiences and reflect, with a range of practitioners and academics, on the implications.

Tips and inspiration for engaging men

In two video interviews Rukia Cornelius of Sonke Gender Justice, South Africa and Philip Erick Otieno of Men for Gender Equality Now, Kenya talk about the challenges and opportunities when engaging men and boys in ending sexual and gender-based violence, as well as how experiences in their own lives have inspired them.

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