Why Good Men are Silent: A presentation by Ted Bunch

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Why Good Men Are Silent: How men and boys can be the solution to end all forms of violence against women and girls

A presentation from Ted Bunch

 

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Sponsored by: African American Student Services, Democratic Women of Bernalillo County, Congregation Albert,  New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence, New Mexico Coalition of Sexual Assault Providers, Pi Kappa Alpha, Progressive Women’s Association, Rape Crisis Center of Central New Mexico, UNM Men of Color Alliance, UNM Men of Color Initiative, and the UNM Women’s Resource Center

Date: March 19, 2013

Times:
For Service Providers and Professionals: 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
*Eligible for 3 Culture CEUs
Located in the Student Union Building (SUB) Ballroom A

For Students and General Public: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Located in the Science and Math Learning Center (SMLC) Auditorium 102

Location: UNM Campus in Albuquerque (See Campus Map Link for building locations.)

Parking: Pay parking is available in the Visitor's Parking Structure on the corner of Cornell and Redondo on campus.
Campus Map Link (Visitor Parking is structure #198)

Presentation will be ASL Interpreted.

Presentation Overview:
To look at the foundation that often supports men's violence against women. We will examine the context and construct of men's violence toward women and why most men remain silent about domestic violence and sexual assault. Three concepts will be examined; how all men are socialized to see women as having less value than men, that women are on some level seen as the property of men and that men are often taught that women are objects - here to serve men. Ted will also engage the audience in ways that men and boys can get involved and actually be the solution to ending domestic violence and all forms of violence against women and girls. And to provide practical approaches to a healthier and more respectful manhood.

Ted Bunch is the co-founder and co-director of A Call to Men.

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He is recognized both nationally and internationally for his expertise in organizing and educating men in the effort to create a healthier and more respectful manhood. He is dedicated to strengthening community accountability to end all forms of violence and discrimination against women and girls.

Ted is formerly the Director and co-creator of the largest program for domestic violence offenders in America. A committed ally for more than a 15 years, Ted has gained leadership status in the domestic violence, rape and sexual assault prevention communities across the country. He is an international lecturer for the U.S. State Department, and was appointed by UN Secretary General Ban Ki- moon as a Committee Member to UNiTE, an international network of male leaders working to end violence against women.

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