This first level of engagement informs the BU community about the issue and support resources 

Risk Reduction

Here, individuals can apply tools to help minimize the severity of harm from violence. These tools include things like self-defense classes, drink covers, and personal alarms. 


Applying this approach addresses risk for perpetration by seeking change in community and individual attitudes, beliefs, and norms. Use of trainings and changes in policy and systems are a few ways this approach is implemented.



When people experience harm, this level of engagement helps to minimize the impact of trauma through support services and survivor-led action.


Past Themes

Masculinity (2022 – 2023)