MMVP Online Resources

  • The AIM Framework: Addressing and Involving Men and Boys to Promote Gender Equality and End Gender Discrimination and Violence  (24 p.) by Michael Kaufman Prepared under a contract with UNICEF March 31, 2003.  This paper outlines Kaufman’s in depth, seven-part strategy for including men and boys in ending gender discrimination.  A strong argument is made regarding why males are essential for this work and examples of involvement are included from around the world.
  • Changing Men: Best Practice in Violence Prevention Work With Men (12 p.) by Michael Flood (2004)
    This article focuses on the need to include men in efforts to end violence against women. The author provides information on educational strategies that are primary prevention focused, best practices, and information on the importance of evaluation.
  • Engaging Men and Boys in Changing Gender-Based Inequity in Health: Evidence from Programme Interventions (76 p.) by Gary Barker, Christine Ricardo, & Marcos Nascimento, World Health Organization (2007) This review assesses the effectiveness of programs seeking to engage men and boys in achieving gender equality and equity in health. [More Info]
  • Engaging Men: Strategies and Dilemmas in Violence Prevention Education Among Men (8 p.) by Dr. Michael Flood, Women Against Violence Journal (2002)
    This paper outlines recent Australian community education campaigns directed at men and the dilemmas with which they deal. It then identifies five key challenges in such work. [More Info]
  • Finch Publishing Finch Publishing offers a number of books and publications focused on describing and re-framing gender.  Books on manhood, fatherhood, and gender throughout the life-cycle are featured. Australia [More Info]
  • Gender Equality and Men: Learning from Practice HTML link to book featuring all chapters in PDF format.  Edited by Sandy Ruxton (2004) for Oxfam.  This book is a collection of chapters and articles regarding engaging men in gender work in different locations throughout the globe.
  • Men in the Movement to End Violence Against Women: Campaigns and Campaign Materials HTML by National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV) (Updated 2007) Highlights many campaigns organized by or aimed at men to prevent domestic violence and/or encourage men's involvement in the movement to end violence against women. Also included are several sample campaign materials available online. [More Info]
  • Men in the Movement to End Violence Against Women: Organizations and Programs HTML by National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV) (Updated 2007) This collection highlights several pro-feminist organizations and programs for men working to end violence against women. It is one in a series of three special collections focusing on the domestic violence prevention and education efforts of men. [More Info]
  • Men in the Movement to End Violence Against Women: Training and Education HTML by National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV) (Updated 2007)
    Highlights several training tools and background information for use in promoting men's involvement in the movement to end violence against women. Also included are educational materials to support the teaching of non-violence to boys and young men. [More Info]
  • The Men's Bibliography by Michael Flood (2008). This regularly updated bibliography features citations for over 20,000 resources, across 36 categories, published on men, masculinities, and gender. Australia [More Info]
  • The Role of Men and Boys in Achieving Gender Equality  (39 p.) by Connell, R. Consultant’s paper for Expert Group Meeting, organized by DAW in collaboration with ILO and UNAIDS, (21–24 October 2003), Brasilia, Brazil
  • The Social Norms Approach to Violence Prevention (5 p.) by Alan D. Berkowitz, Family Violence Prevention Fund (2003). Describes an approach that seeks to engage men as allies by creating campaign messages that validate men's hidden feelings and beliefs in order to foster an environment where speaking out against violence against women is socially acceptable.
  • Toolkit for Working with Men and Boys to Prevent Gender-Based Violence HTML by Family Violence Prevention Fund (2007). This web site is a comprehensive tool kit designed to help you work with men and boys to prevent gender-based violence.
  • Voice Male HTML link to the electronic version of this "male positive, pro-feminist, open minded magazine edited by Rob Okun.  All articles are in an HTML format.  Articles include topics such as romance, prostitution, and male participation in gender-based violence work.
  • Working With Men and Boys to Challenge Sexism and End Men's Violence HTML by Michael Kaufman (1997).  This three-part paper focuses on identifying how male violence looks, The White Ribbon Campaign, and engaging men in violence prevention through the education system.  The correlation between gender norms and homophobia is discussed.
  • Working with Men and Boys to End Domestic Violence (24 p.) by Julia Perilla, National Latino Alliance for the Elimination of Domestic Violence (Alianza) *Editors Note: As of 11/04/10, this article is no longer available online.
    This position paper on working with men and boys delineates the principles with Alianza approaches this task, based on the belief that the eradication of domestic violence requires the ongoing and committed participation of both Latinas and Latinos.
  • Working with Men to Prevent Violence Against Women: An Overview (Part One) PDF (8 p.) by Alan Berkowitz, VAWnet: The National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women (October 2004). This document provides an overview of current efforts involving men in the prevention of violence against women. This document discusses men role in prevention, what is effective, and cultural issues and considerations in working with men.
  • Working with Men to Prevent Violence Against Women: Program Modalities and Formats (Part Two) PDF (7 p.) by Alan Berkowitz, VAWnet: The National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women (October 2004). This document discusses best practices in prevention, provides an overview of different program modalities and formats, and reviews program philosophies that can be used in working with men to prevent violence against women.
  • Young Men as Allies in Preventing Violence and Abuse: Building Effective Partnerships with Schools PDF (13 p.) by Alan Berkowitz, Peter Jaffe, Dean Peacock, Barri Rosenbluth & Carole Sousa, Family Violence Prevention Fund (2003). The focus of this paper is on the ways schools can play a critical role in involving young men in “constructing a healthier world for women and men, a world free of violence and founded on principles of equity and compassion.”