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Study adapts well known Brazilian program to prevent teen sexual violence

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POST-GAZETTE  – Through small, neighborhood classes, researchers significantly reduced sexual violence among teenage boys living in areas of concentrated disadvantage. Senior author Elizabeth Miller said, “In each of these neighborhoods, we worked with community members to facilitate the programs with an eye toward sustainability.” Based on an earlier program in Brazil, the Manhood 2.0 program was adapted for young men in U.S. urban communities, but the core message remains the same: challenging gender norms that foster violence against women and unhealthy sexual relationships.

Read full story in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, or read the release.



12/29/2020
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