04/08/2014 11:37 am ET Updated Jun 08, 2014

Men: Why Get Involved in the Anti-Domestic Violence Movement?

Last week, we introduced the launch of the National Latin@ Network's campaign, Te Invito, aimed at engaging Latino men and boys in the fight to eradicate violence against women. Questions inevitably arise -- why should men get involved? What is at stake and how can men interrupt direct or subtle transgressions against women? Juan Carlos Areán, Director of the National Latin@ Network, explores these important questions in the following short video. As we observe Sexual Assault Awareness Month this April, this video is particularly timely.

For more information on becoming an ally of women and girls and a role model for boys, visit There, you will also find information on how to influence other men and how to become an active bystander who intervenes in circumstances of gender violence.