The paper presents an overview of the role men can play in combatting violence against women. After a short introduction on the broader development in the thinking of men and violence and the changes in the perspectives on men’s violence, different initiatives are presented.
These are grouped into general prevention strategies, treatment programs, youth and schools and then fatherhood. The last part is devoted to recommendations for further actions.
Please see below for the full article, in PDF.
Citation: Lorentzen, Jørgen 2005: The role of men in combating violence against women. (pdf). Notat for The United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women. December 2005.
You can read more about Jørgen Lorentzen's work here: http://www.stk.uio.no/english/people/aca/jolorent/index.html.