Sexual assault, relationship violence and stalking are frequently thought of as “women’s issues” because the original impetus to bring them to the public arena -- and out of the silence and shame frequently associated with them -- emerged out of the women’s movement.
Increasingly, we now understand that these are broad “societal issues” that are embedded in our cultural patterns and socialization. Change in our culture and the eradication of violence will occur when everyone’s voices – including men’s -- are heard.
There is a national movement to include men in the effort to end sexual violence. See these sites for more information about how men are getting involved:
Men who wish to become involved in “speaking out” are encouraged to:
The above items are reprinted from www.nyscasa.org
Join the Men's Initiative at Purchase College by contacting Wellness@purchase.edu Participate in any of the following programs:
Make an effort to show your support and to participate in all of the awareness programs offered by Wellness @ Purchase and the Speak Out! program. For more information, please go to How to Get Involved.