Sexual Violence Prevention Campus Portal

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     Students are the driving force behind issues that affect them on campus--and sexual violence affects everyone. Below are tools other students use successfully on their campuses to make prevention a reality and to tackle the root of the problem.

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History of the Movement Against Gender-Based Violence

  • Films for a Feminist Classroom  FFC, hosted by the Rutgers University, is an online, open-access journal, publishes film reviews that provide a critical assessment of the value of films as pedagogical tools in the feminist classroom.
    Tags: Curricula  Theory  Media 
  • Violence against Women: Classic Papers  Citing many of the classic, groundbreaking pieces that have shaped the field of violence against women, these reflections are empowering.
    Tags: Research  Theory 

Sexual Violence on College Campuses

Masculinity and Gender

  • Beyond Tough Guise  Group in Winona, MN formed to encourage community members to live the BTG characteristics, creating a sense of purpose and optimism as the foundation for a positive vision of masculinity.
  • Men Can Stop Rape  Mission: To mobilize men to use their strength for creating cultures free from violence, especially men's violence against women. The website has posters available to order featuring the "Where Do You Stand?" campaign.
    Tags: Masculinity 
  • Walk a Mile in Her Shoes  Our mission is to create a unique and powerful public experience that educates individuals and communities about the causes of sexualized violence.
  • White Ribbon Campaign: Engaging Men and Boys to Reduce and Prevent Gender-Based Violence  The world's largest effort of men and boys working to end violence against women and girls, addresses root causes, socialization, power, masculinities, and inequality.

Student Activist Groups and Projects

Social Media and Messaging

  • Media campaign: Drinking is not a crime . . . rape is.  From Scotland, this joint initiative aims to promote the clear message that sex without consent is rape, no matter what the circumstances.
  • The Clothesline Project  The Clothesline Project is a visual display of shirts with messages and illustrations that have been designed by women survivors of violence or by someone who loves a woman who has been killed.
  • The Consensual Project  Brings students a fresh understanding of consent. The innovative curriculum, workshops, and website empower young people to incorporate consent into their daily lives.
  • This is Not an Invitation to Rape Me  Rape Crisis Scotland confronts rape myths in a very direct way, and invites members of the public to join us in putting an end to blaming women for rape.
  • Where Do You Stand?  Men Can Stop Rape reveals a new bystander intervention campaign for college men, seeing men as vital allies in preventing sexism and sexual assault.
  • Yes means Yes!  Through this blog and anthology, we try to move beyond 'no means no' to connect the dots on some of the ways rape is allowed and encouraged to function.

Cultural, Ethnic, Racial, Refugee, and Immigrant Specific Resources

Alcohol Facilitation

Preventing Sexual Violence on Campus


  • National Sexual Violence Resource Center Blogs  NSVRC staff blog about ending sexual violence.
    Tags: Media 
  • Sexual Violence Center Blog  The Sexual Violence Center in Minneapolis has created this space to have open discussions about sexual violence and related issues.
    Tags: Media 

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