Ending Men's Violence

Battered/Formerly Battered Women: Position Paper

The Battered and Formerly Battered Women's Caucus of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence call upon all Battered Women's Projects, Organizations and Workers to stop using clinical language, and mental health/social work models in their work with Battered Women and Children. These approaches were embraced to gain respect and support for the battered women's movement, but they have failed to do so.

NOMAS MOURNS THE LOSS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ACTIVIST JENNI RIVERA


NOMAS joins the family, friends and fans in mourning the loss of domestic violence spokesperson Jenni Rivera, who was killed Sunday, December 9, 2012 in a plane crash.

The Lear Jet 25 with U.S. registration, disappeared minutes after taking off from the northern city of Monterrey on its way to Toluca.  The crash has been confirmed by Mexico's Director of Civil Aviation and the NTSB.

At least five people were traveling in the plane: the pilots, Miguel Pérez and Alejandro Torres, and three more passengers: the singer, her publicist and her makeup artist.

Position Statement on the harms of "treatment" models for men charged with dometic violence or abuse

A recent petition featured by change.org is of grave concern to the National Organization for Men Against Sexism (NOMAS) and advocates who understand the systemic nature of domestic violence and femicide. The petition, addressed to Roger Gooddell, was featured by change.org and gathered more than 13,200 signatures as of December 15, 2012 (http://www.change.org/petitions/nfl-take-real-action-on-domestic-violence).

Denim Day: pledge to wear jeans on April 25 and commit to educate about sexual violence.

NOMAS is proud to endorse Denim Day in LA & USA sexual violence prevention and education campaign. On Wednesday, April 25th, Peace Over Violence will host the 13th Annual, and invite you to join us in educating the community at large on sexual violence prevention and the resources available to support survivors. 

Last year, over 2.6 million people from across the U.S.

2011 BrotherPeace Award: Dr. Margaret Baldwin

The Ending Men’s Violence Network of NOMAS addresses all forms of violence by men, particularly in the context of patriarchal privilege and sexism. The EMV-Net has been especially active in working against domestic abuse, but also addresses sexual harassment, rape and sexual assault, and the abuse of women in prostitution, and pornography.
 
The EMV-Net periodically awards its National BrotherPeace Award to an individual who has made significant lifetime achievements in combating Men’s Violence, or whose current work strongly exemplifies the principles of NOMAS and the Ending Men’s Violence Network.

The Importance of Using Accountable Language

by Phyllis B. Frank and Barry Goldstein

This article was conceived because of the frequency with which leaders of our movement and presenters at conferences use unaccountable language in our presentations and proposals, even as they deeply care about ending men’s violence against women and have devoted their lives to helping women partnered with abusive men.

Video records NOMAS-Boston supply drive for DV shelters

NOMAS Boston, the Boston Chapter of the National Organization for Men Against Sexism, holds their annual supply drive for local domestic violence shelters.  Putting together a wish list of items needed by the shelters, the coordinated effort entailed setting up stations in front of grocery and department stores to collect donated items and create teachable moments for the community.

Watch the YOUTUBE.com video by clicking here.

Highlights of the Colorado Men Against Domestic Violence NOMAS Roundtable

On Saturday, January 16th representatives from fatherhood programs, domestic violence victim services providers, domestic violence offender treatment programs and others gathered to hear and discuss issues related to encouraging men to take a stand against domestic violence and build positive relationships. Featured at the roundtable were members of the National Organization of Men Against Sexism (NOMAS) Leadership Council.

Barry Goldstein

BARRY GOLDSTEIN, attorney, teacher, author and advocate for women abused by their partner (and too often the courts) has written a book for women seeking to leave their abusers and for their friends, family, supporters and advocates. SCARED TO LEAVE AFRAID TO STAY Paths From Family Violence to Safety tells the story of ten women as they left their abusers seeking a better life.

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