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Consent: Legislation, Education, Conversations

Consent: the presence of a yes – not the absence of a no.
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At Last! A National PSA Campaign to End Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault

September 24, 2013
Anna Kegler
After writing almost a year ago about the need for a major public campaign around sexual violence prevention, I was overjoyed to hear that the Joyful Heart Foundation (headed by Mariska Hargitay of SVU fame) and No More were joining forces to create a nationwide PSA campaign to address domestic violence and sexual assault.
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1in6 Thursday: What About Prevention?

February 7, 2013 | BY 1in6org | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
In today's 1in6 post, Peter Pollard discusses intervention and prevention. As he reflects on 1in6's, he discusses where the roads of intervention—helping men (and those who care about them) understand and heal from past troubling sexual experiences—meet.
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50 Facts About Domestic Violence

November 30, 2012
Soraya Chemaly
Sunday was the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and the launch of this year's16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence. In the time it takes me to write this paragraph, 26 people--given our statistics probably all women--will be assaulted by an intimate partner in the U.S. In the roughly 48 hours between my writing and posting, at least six women in the US and hundreds if not thousands around the world will be killed by violent spouses.
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Join Us Tomorrow for the #YourVoiceCounts Twitter Chat

Our friends at the Verizon Foundation recently launched a new campaign called Your Voice Counts. The campaign is helping to break the silence around the issue of domestic violence by equipping bystanders?especially men?with tools to begin speaking up to prevent and end domestic violence.
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One Strong Ohana tweetup at P.F. Chang

January 25th, 2012
Nadine Kam
The Hawai‘i Children’s Trust Fund has partnered with the Joyful Heart Foundation to launch a statewide public awareness campaign called “One Strong ‘Ohana,” to promote the idea that the prevention of child abuse and neglect is a community responsibility.
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