Trump tapes reflect ‘deep-seated culture of violence against women’

October 11, 2016 2016, Sexual harassment in public

Trump tapes reflect ‘deep-seated culture of violence against women’ Statement from global human rights organization Breakthrough NEW YORK — Last week, videotapes emerged showing Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump boasting about sexually harassing and assaulting women. Phoebe Schreiner, U.S. country…

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On the shooting in Orlando on June 12, 2016

June 12, 2016 2016

Dear friends, My heart hurts for the large number of people killed and injured in Orlando at Pulse. A night of dance and celebration during Gay Pride month turns into the deadliest mass shooting in the United States. Almost a year…

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Breakthrough shows how storytelling can turn gender equality pledges into reality

October 7, 2015 2015

On Sunday, the heads of state at the United Nations General Assembly spent the day making pledges to gender equality–and Breakthrough spent the day talking about how storytelling and culture can make those pledges a reality. At a parallel event…

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Men join the fight to stop rape on college campuses

Last semester Breakthrough and IU MARS (Men Against Rape and Sexual Abuse) joined forces to support and drive culture change at Indiana University. IU MARS was founded specifically to work with men who are part of the Greek system and…

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Pledge to Support Pop Culture That Powers Gender Equality

via Take Part About the Pledge: Imagine a world where homes and streets are safe, relationships are happy and healthy, and people can be who they need to be. How can we build that world? We can start by making…

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OUR LATEST RESEARCH: Fraternities can help challenge sexual assault–and how.

July 21, 2015 Uncategorized

How to prevent sexual assault on campus? We’re working on it. Presenting: our new formative research designed to help us—and the entire campus ecosystem—do just that. Sneak peek: The key is culture change. Driven by everyone. As we said in…

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Another reason to love New York: the city’s new Commission on Gender Equity

June 25, 2015 Uncategorized

One great thing about New York City: you can get a decent slice of pizza any time, day or night. Another great thing about New York City? The new and one of a kind Commission for Gender Equity, which Mayor…

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Changing Culture through Media, Art, and Technology

June 24, 2015 Uncategorized

Today, when it comes to social justice, more and more people are talking about culture change. We’re glad to be helping drive that conversation. In fact, we have pioneered and experimented with culture change since our founding. The field of…

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