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Social media in prevention work on campuses
by Chad on 26 Jun, 2013 - Comments Off on Social media in prevention work on campuses
(Reposted from PreventConnect.org) On June 26, 2013, PreventConnect’s Chad Sniffen gave a presentation titled “Social Media in Prevention Work on Campuses” at the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women, Summer Training and Technical Assistance Institute from June 24 to 27, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri. Click here to view the slides for the presentation.
V-Day inspiring men to join in One Billion Rising with new video
by Chad on 25 Jan, 2013 - Comments Off on V-Day inspiring men to join in One Billion Rising with new video
(Reposted from PreventConnect.org) Earlier today, V-Day’s One Billion Rising campaign released the “Man Prayer” – a moving short film by Tony Strobel. It was inspired by a conversation between V-Day Founder Eve Ensler and His Holiness Gyalwang Karmapa. As communicated on the V-Day website: When Eve met His Holiness Gyalwang Karmapa at TED India, she was immediately inspired by his commitment […]
Jessica Valenti on ending rape illiteracy
by Chad on 26 Oct, 2012 - Comments Off on Jessica Valenti on ending rape illiteracy
(Reposted from PreventConnect.org) In her October 23 article in The Nation, feminist author and blogger Jessica Valenti identifies the common thread that might explain the recent gaffes of politicians regarding rape (humorously summarized here by Stephen Colbert): “Feminists have done a lot to change policies, but not enough to change minds. Despite decades of activism on sexual assault—despite common […]
Global online discussion on gender equality begins its second week
by Chad on 15 Oct, 2012 - Comments Off on Global online discussion on gender equality begins its second week
(Reposted from PreventConnect.org) Today begins the second week of a global conversation on gender equality and gender-based violence co-convened by UN Women and UNICEF. This discussion is part of a series of e-discussions taking place within the Global Thematic Consultation on Addressing Inequalities in the Post-2015 Development Agenda, supported by the Government of Denmark. This discussion will run through 24 October […]