Learning Network: Education, Research & Resources on Gender Based Violence

Learning Network: Education, Research & Resources on Gender Based Violence

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Issue 17: Intimate Partner Sexual Violence

Many women in Canada and around the world have experienced sexual violence within the context of an intimate relationship. What are the consequences of this type of violence? What are the terms used to describe it? What are the forms that it can take? Why is it so complicated? What do we know about survivors’ experiences and why don’t we know more? How can we understand existing statistics? What can we do to address the problem? Our latest newsletter explores these important questions.
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What's New

05.26.2016

Check out our latest infographic that explains rape culture using Canadian examples:

05.10.2016

The Learning Network, OAITH, and OCRCC hosted a knowledge exchange on intimate partner sexual violence in February 2016.

05.09.2016

The ultimate purpose of this work is to build upon existing knowledge bases on GBV and prevention, with the aim of supporting researchers, policy-makers, and service providers in ending men’s perpe

05.08.2016

This paper reviews the evidence supporting the link between victimization as a boy and IPV perpetration as an adult.

03.29.2016

 "No means...pepperoni?"  A new campaign that went viral last week aims to strip away the metaphors from lessons on sexual consent. 

The Link between Boys' Victimization & Adult Perpetration of Intimate Partner Violence: Opportunities for Prevention across the Life Course

This paper reviews the evidence supporting the link between victimization as a boy and IPV perpetration as an adult. It then outlines evidence-based and promising prevention programs for boys and men by life stage. Considerations and future directions for health and its community partners are provided.

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