The media frenzy surrounding suspended NFL player Ray Rice highlights the need to engage men and male-dominated institutions like the NFL in ending violence against women. While most media coverage has concentrated on the NFL’s punishment of Rice, we as a nation need to focus on changing a culture that supports men who batter women.
Moderated by Rick Badie
What can men do to combat domestic violence? Perhaps, rethink perceptions of manhood. An executive with a Decatur-based nonprofit explains how the program educates men to curb violence against women and girls, while a sociologist who has researched the issue offers suggestions to males interested in volunteering to stop such abuse.
Combat disturbing masculinity
By Dona Yarbrough