and Technical Assistance Workshops
Domestic Violence Resources
for Spanish Speaking Audiences
drama about domestic violence and how it affects members of a Latino
family. Demonstrates social and cultural forces that make it difficult
for Latina battered women to break silence and seek help. Available
in Spanish with English subtitles. (1992)
By: Committee for Hispanic Children and Families, Domestic Violence
Phone: (212) 206-1090; Fax: (212) 206-8093
This video documentary was produced by the BBC and chronicles the
work that the Mens Group of Managua (Grupo de Hombres Contra
la Violencia de Managua (GHCV)) has been doing to combat violence
against women. The GHCV is made up of grassroots activists in Nicaragua
who have been involved in innovative community education work as
well as a national media campaign that call upon men to take responsibility
for male violence and work to end it. The interviews with members
of the GHCV are in Spanish with subtitles in English. (1999)
Men Overcoming Violence (MOVE) in San Francisco, CA.
Phone: (415) 626-6683. www.menovercomingviolence.org
violence tactics and dynamics, obstacles for leaving, and how to
access help, are examined through the experiences of battered Latina
women and advocates working with them. (35 minutes).
Salud: Lesbianas Latinas Rompiendo Barreras"
By: Hermanas Unidas, Washington, D.C.
Phone: (202) 387-4848
Latina lesbians share their personal experiences while professionals
in the field add their insights and put these issues in a broader
context. (18 minutes) (1999)
By: National Latina/o Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Organization
LLEGÓ, Washington, D.C. Phone:
A drama which depicts a Latina woman being abused by her husband
and the process she goes through to get help from a battered womens
program and break free from abuse. (Approximately 50 minutes). Available
in Spanish and English versions.
By: Mujeres Latinas en Accion
Phone: (312) 226-1544; Fax: (312) 226-2720
Quebrantadas: Perspectivas Religiosas acerca de la Violencia Doméstica":
Religious Perspectives on Domestic Violence]. This video
is directed toward clergy, congregations, religious educators and
employees of shelters and other programs that seek to end domestic
violence. It comes with a moderators guide book and pamphlets
for the audience. The video is in two parts and each part is intended
to be used in a two-hour workshop. Part I is 37 minutes; Part II
is 22 minutes. (1999)
By: The Center for the Prevention of Sexual and Domestic Violence.
Phone: (206) 634-1903; www.cpsdv.org
Portrays the life of a Latina women and the progression
of domestic violence in her everyday life (family, friends, workplace
and other systems). (25-30 minutes).
By: Texas Council on Family Violence
(512) 794-1133; Fax: (512) 794-1199
Golpeadas, Esperanzas Destruidas: Cuando el hombre maltrata a la
Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo [Battered Lives, Broken Trust:
When Men Abuse Women.]. Length: 21 minutes. (1997).
Violence: A Male Perspective)
By: Interamerican Development Bank,
1300 New York Ave., N.W. Washington, D.C. 20577.
is a Spanish Video that tells the stories of four men who overcame
their need to abuse and control their partners. In powerful and
compelling stories, they talk about the effect their violence had
on their children, the harmful legacy handed down from father to
son that promoted their violence toward their partners, and the
effects a "macho" culture had on them. Experts in family
violence also offer their perspective on the harm of violence, and
discuss ways for abusers to change so they can live productive and
peaceful lives with their families. Includes study guide. (26 minutes).
By: Intermedia, Inc.. Phone
Spanish language video-based workshop about emotional and
physical violence against women. Designed for use in self-help groups
and public forums, the video workshop uses dramatic reenactments
and on camera interviews to educate and initiate discussion about
the various forms of domestic abuse suffered by millions of women.
(28 minutes) (1993)
By: Intermedia, Inc.. Phone