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Baran (Nicole) Papers
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Materials related to the course developed by Nicole Baran, FEMST 138/238 (FEMGEN 138/238): Violence Against Women: Theories, Issues and Prevention, and materials related to the nonprofit created by Nicole Baran, the Center for Relationship Abuse Awareness (founded 2005). Includes outside training manuals and research articles used to inform the work; training materials and handouts, organization and program documents, correspondence, intern projects and materials; 2010 proposal to establish the first Office of Sexual Assault and Relationship Abuse at Stanford; publication for the Greenbook Initiative; MSW papers; research articles and presentations about the backlash against the movement to end gender-based violence; Stanford Daily Op-Ed critiquing Stanford’s response to sexual violence in 2014; and website of the Center for Relationship Abuse Awareness, www.stoprelationshipabuse.org
Nicole Baran is from San Francisco and received her BA and MA in English from Stanford University (2000 and 2001) and Masters in Social Work (MSW) from Washington University in St. Louis (2003), with a specialization in management and a focus on domestic violence research. Nicole founded the Center for Relationship Abuse Awareness (the Center) in 2005, a nonprofit that educates and trains communities, institutions and young leaders to take action to end violence against women. As of 2015, the Center’s website, www.stoprelationshipabuse.org, provides professional resources to an average of 40,000 unique visitors per month from 196 countries. Nicole taught in the Feminist Studies Program at Stanford University from 2006-2007 to 2013-2014 after developing the course FEMST 138/238 (FEMGEN 138/238) Violence Against Women: Theories, Issues, and Prevention. She changed the course in 2016-2017 to Men’s Violence Against Women: A Social & Critical Analysis.
40 Linear Feet (31 boxes)
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