Resource Library

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The Compassion Globally Change-maker Resource Library is intended to serve as a starting point for action. We can use these invaluable resources to initiate and support change.


Ted talk: it’s a Men’s Issue

Teaching sports coaches to empower young men through respect, non-violence and integrity 



List of victim service organizations in your area


Sexual Violence Research Initiative
The SVRI aims to increase awareness and promote research on sexual violence and its linkages to other forms of violence to influence policy and practice, particularly in low and middle income countries. Here is one of their reports [PDF] on the effectiveness of intervening to prevent boys and young men from engaging in sexual violence.

The Oak Foundation
This group commits its resources to address issues of global, social and environmental concern, particularly those that have a major impact on the lives of the disadvantaged. This report summarize current knowledge of the effectiveness of childhood prevention/education programs.

No Means No Worldwide
Dual-gender skill building to help create a rape-free world. Also see this article on one of their successful programs.

Partners for Prevention
UNDP, UNFPA, UN Women & UNV regional joint programme for the prevention of violence against women and girls in Asia and the Pacific.

The Learning Network
An initiative of the University of Western Ontario Centre for Research & Education on Violence against Women And Children, its purpose is to increase the effectiveness and reach of public education and professional training materials developed to address violence against women (VAW). Here’s their list of programs intended to help change behaviour and attitudes of men and boys.