"What's Being Taught In College Rape Prevention Programs?" starts off:
Asking men to visualize being raped is a graphic way to prove a point-but is it an effective strategy to prevent assault? College campuses around the country are beginning to adopt prevention programs and a new article examines their tactics.We encourage everyone to check out our college program, Campus Strength, which has over 45 schools as chapters or affiliates. Some of our partners include DOJ Office on Violence Against Women, HHS Office of Women’s Health; Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN); Students Active for Ending Rape (SAFER); and Greeks Against Sexual Assault. Our members examine and challenge masculinity as it relates to themselves and society, rejecting harmful aspects of traditional masculinity in favor of individual masculinities that affirm their unique realities and experiences. This positions them to create healthier, safer, and ultimately happier lives for themselves and the men and women they care about...
On Sunday, the Chronicle of Higher Education published a piece exploring the struggles of colleges trying to measure the effectiveness of programs designed to reduce rape and sexual assault. These programs have shifted the focus from women to men - and have stepped up the idea that men can assist in preventing third party assaults...(read more)
Check out some of the work our chapter at Georgetown University, Men Creating Change, has done on campus. Share