Focus on social views, not individual behaviour

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Resource Language: 
English
Translated Title: 
Intimate partner violence: Violence prevention is a public health issue
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Ginette Petitpas-Taylor
New Brunswick Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Publisher: 
Network
Publication Date: 
Spring/Summer 2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg

Discusses how the first step to real prevention of violence, primary prevention, is realizing that it is not just the attitude of abusers that are the problem. Societal attitudes toward violence need to change as well.