Prevent IPV News

Check here for regular updates about happenings in the prevention field including emerging programs and campaigns, upcoming events and funding announcements, and the release of publications and reports relevant to the primary prevention of intimate partner violence.

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DELTA FOCUS: Engaging Men and Boys as IPV Prevention Allies

Tuesday, 18 June 2019

The National Resource Center on Domestic Violence has released the second of its 7-part series of stories for the new Innovation section of the PreventIPV website. This exciting project features lessons learned from the DELTA FOCUS program of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Happy Father's Day

Friday, 14 June 2019

“I do this work so that my daughter, granddaughter and millions of adults and children know that they deserve to thrive in a world that is filled with love and support rather than violence and abuse.” —Damien Frierson, Division of Family Violence Prevention Services

How can children’s books be used to promote social justice and peace?

Monday, 3 June 2019

Our favorite childhood stories tend to stick with us. In VAWnet's June TA Question of the Month, Casey Keene discusses the power of children's books in creating social change.

What Surrounds Us Shapes Us: Greening and other physical/built environment strategies for preventing domestic and sexual violence

Thursday, 6 June 2019

Webinar Announcement

2:00-3:30pm Eastern / 1:00-2:30pm Central / 12:00-1:30pm Mountain / 11:00am-12:30pm Pacific

As evidence on community-level approaches to domestic and sexual violence prevention continues to emerge, practitioners are learning how physical spaces play a role in shaping social connections, behaviors and motivations that influence the likelihood of violence. Join PreventConnect in this discussion on how to leverage these learnings to transform physical spaces for prevention.

Spring 2019 PreventIPV Newsletter: "I Ask" for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Wednesday, 24 April 2019

"When you want to get close to someone — whether you’re hooking up for the first time or in a long-term relationship — it’s important to know how to ask for consent." – National Sexual Violence Resource Center

PreventIPV Newsletter: #1Thing for TDVAM

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

This February, we're building on our #1Thing message for Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month as we work to promote healthy dating relationships and support the collective action of young people for social change. We believe that each of us has a role to play in preventing dating violence, promoting gender and racial equity, and creating the world we wish to live in!

How can we create meaningful connections with youth leaders seeking opportunities to become vocal advocates for themselves and their communities?

Friday, 1 February 2019

"When we treat each other with respect and value each other, we have the beginnings of ending violence in our communities. Promoting ‘unity’ is how we can accomplish those goals." - Tanae LeClaire

Awareness Highlights: What #1Thing will you do to prevent teen dating violence?

Monday, 4 February 2019

NRCDV’s Domestic Violence Awareness Project is carrying our #1Thing message into February as we work to promote healthy relationships, consent, and support for survivors in recognition of Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month. Each and every one of us can play a role in preventing relationship violence across the lifespan, promoting gender and racial equity, and creating the world we wish to live in – and that can start with just one thing!

Preventing sexual violence requires early, appropriate sex ed

Tuesday, 29 January 2019

“Research studies show that this does work, sex (education) does lead to preventing sexual abuse, violence and bullying,” said Sasha Grenier, a Oregon Department of Education sexual education specialist. “It does that by several different key messages, including teaching students how to recognize and maintain healthy relationships, identify and communicate their own boundaries, values and needs and by laying a foundation of social emotional skills that promote empathy and respect for others.”

Sport is Part of the Solution to End Sexual and Domestic Violence

Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Webinar Announcement

3:30-5pm Eastern / 2:30-4pm Central / 1:30-3pm Mountain / 12:30-2pm Pacific

Sport can be part of the solution to ending sexual and domestic violence, join for an informative webinar on how you can harness the power and influence of sport to prevent sexual and domestic violence in your community.

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