The Best Solutions Include Connection


Between Individuals, Organizations and Communities

To Prevent Rape, Parents Have to Teach Consent

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No parent looks at their child and imagines he or she will someday violate another human being but rape happens anyway. To prevent it, parents have to start talking.

The Sexual Abuse of Boys Is Not About “Getting Lucky” and We Need to Stop Promoting This Myth


When we frame sexual abuse as a “sexual relationship” or call a male survivor of sexual abuse “lucky”, we harm survivors of any gender.

Why Are We Indifferent to Male Rape Victims?

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Andrew Smiler wonders why we give so little public attention to boys and men who have been sexually assaulted or raped.

#WhyIStayed: Domestic Violence Knows No Gender


The conversation about Intimate Partner Violence that was sparked by Ray Rice’s actions is an important one, but of equal importance is the understanding that men can be victims too.

Partner Violence – The Most Important Graphic You’ll See Today


By understanding that anyone can be a victim of intimate partner violence, sexual violence, and/or stalking, we can begin to find answers that benefit our whole communities.

A Short Film on Abuse and Violence Against Men

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Lee and Carla are a husband and wife couple affected by abuse and domestic violence, but Lee is the victim.

The Way Passers by Respond to a Woman Attacking a Man in the Street Will Take You By Surprise


A new video showing our different responses to violence against men and violence against women is taking the internet by storm.

The Anti-Slavery Movement’s Imagery Problem


To truly combat human trafficking we must choose and use images wisely.

Why We Have To Talk About Male Victims of Domestic Violence

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Nick Smithers works for a Scottish charity that wants male victims to be included in the public perception of domestic violence.

“Men and women ought to break free from those old paradigms that say only women can be victims and that maleness is the pinnacle of status.”


This comment was by Salvice concerning the post “Why Men and Boys Don’t Get What They Need”.

Sexual Violence Against Boys & Men in Conflict Settings: The Men of Peace, Hope and Courage.


Alastair Hilton on his work with male survivors of sexual abuse and violence.

He Who Laughs Last: Ending the Cycle of Male Abuse


For comedian Billy Batz, Male Abuse Awareness Week is personal.

Setting A New Precedent For All Rape Victims

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Danny feels that despite helping many rape victims, history shows that too many are still not getting the support and justice they need and deserve.

Bash Patriarchy, Not Men


Maria Pawlowska argues that all, including men, are victims of patriarchy.

The Silent Male Victims of Rape

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Male rape is a sex crime that is so common the numbers almost equal that of female victims during times of war.