MVP participates in “5 Days of Violence Prevention” in Stockholm

MVP was well-represented in Stockholm for the global event, “5 Days of Violence Prevention” sponsored by Men for Gender Equality, the Swedish Association of Women’s Shelters and Young Women’s Empowerment Centres (SKR), and the Swedish Agency for Youth and Civil Society.

MVP National Director Jeff O’Brien was joined by MVP-Scotland’s Graham Goulden, MVP Sweden’s Peter Soderstrom, Magnus Loftsson, Klas Hyllander, & colleagues, and the University of Northern Iowa’s Center for Violence Prevention’s Alan Heisterkamp. They all presented their respective work in addressing young men’s violence and violence prevention more broadly. The event took place May 12-16, 2014 in Stockholm, Sweden and continues a partnership between MVP and Men for Gender Equality.

JO at Wed event 1 JO GG AK w FFV sign