Primary Prevention Is? A Global Perspective On How Organizations Engaging Men In Preventing Gender-Based Violence Conceptualize And Operationalize Their Work
Engaging men in addressing violence against women (VAW) has become a strategy in the global prevention of gender-based violence. Concurrently, Western public health frameworks have been utilized to guide prevention agendas worldwide. Using qualitative methods, this study describes how global anti-violence organizations that partner with men conceptualize primary prevention in their work. Findings suggest that "primary prevention" is not a fixed term in the context of VAW and that front-line prevention work challenges rigidly delineated distinctions between levels of prevention. Much can be learned from global organizations' unique and contextualized approaches to the prevention of VAW.
Violence Against Women
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Storer, Heather L.; Casey, Erin A.; Carlson, Juliana; Edleson, Jeffrey L.; and Tolman, Richard M., "Primary Prevention Is? A Global Perspective On How Organizations Engaging Men In Preventing Gender-Based Violence Conceptualize And Operationalize Their Work" (2016). Social Work Publications. 55.