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Building Collaborative Responses to Human Trafficking

Human trafficking involves people being bought, sold, and forced into labor and/or sexual exploitation. The United Nations recently reported that four million people are traded each year against their will to work in servitude in their own country or around …

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International Violence Against Women Act

One out of every three women worldwide will be abused during her lifetime. Violence against women and girls is a human rights violation, a public health epidemic, and a barrier to solving global challenges such as extreme poverty, HIV and …

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The Y-Factor: Men Leading by Example

We believe men play a critical role in ending violence against women and children throughout the world. In 2012, FUTURES hosted the first Y Factor: Men Leading by Example, an interactive summit to champion men throughout the world who are …

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Coaching Boys into Men

Athletic coaches play an extremely influential and unique role in the lives of young men, often serving as a parent or mentor to the boys they coach. Because of these special relationships, coaches are uniquely poised to positively influence how …

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Lessons From Literature

One in three teens reports knowing a friend or peer who has been hit, punched, kicked, slapped, or physically hurt by a partner. Teens and young women are especially vulnerable to violence.

Lessons from Literature is a free online resource …

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Susan Schecter Fellowship

Creating a world where women and children around the world could live free from violence was Susan Schechter’s dream. As one of the most accomplished and respected leaders in the domestic violence prevention movement, Susan was one of the first …

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Campus Leadership Program

*Note: Due to COVID-19 concerns, FUTURES will not be accepting applications for a new cohort for the 2020-2021 academic year. We will plan to resume for the 2021-2022 academic year.*

Campus leaders receive guidance from FUTURES staff, mentorship from …

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Beyond Title IX Guidelines

An estimated one in five women will be the victim of sexual assault during her college years. In response to this staggering statistic, FUTURES, with generous support from the Avon Foundation for Women, convened a group of experts, and released …

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What Can I Do?

There are many ways to take action and get involved in your community to help prevent violence against women and children. Here are a few ways to get you started!

1. Be a Changemaker.

There are many ways to …

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That’s Not Cool

For today’s teens, digital technology is an extension of their …

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RESPECT! Campaign

The RESPECT! Campaign promotes healthy relationships through positive role modeling and respect education by providing parents, teachers, coaches, and other role models with tools and resources necessary to teach young people about respect in relationships.

In 2012, FUTURES and …

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Judicial Education

Judges play a crucial role in helping to end violence against women and children—both in the courtroom and in their communities. Since 1999, FUTURES has trained nearly 12,000 judges across the U.S. to enhance their understanding of domestic violence, sexual …

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Organizational Leadership Training

FUTURES is committed to building the field and supporting the …

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Promising Futures

Growing up in a violent home can have devastating effects on a child. It can impede their growth, development, and overall quality of life. However, when properly addressed, the effects of witnessing violence can largely be mitigated – and can …

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Doctors Taught To Recognize Partner & Spouse Abuse

Interview with CBS medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook about what the new report says and how doctors can better help patients who are victims of birth control sabotage.
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