ABOUT THE WHITE RIBBON CAMPAIGN

White Ribbon Campaign UK is part of a global movement to put a stop to male violence against women and girls.

This is not and never has been a "women's issue". We address men directly - so they understand the scale of the problem, and become part of the solution, alongside women.

Men and boys have a crucial role to play in creating a culture where male violence, abuse and harassment against women and girls are simply seen as unacceptable.  We support them to take a stand against gender violence in their workplaces, schools, communities and families. 

 We are not anti-male – this is about creating space for more positive, healthy ways of being a man.  We know most men are opposed to violence against women and girls.  And we know that restrictive gender roles harm men as well as women, boys as well as girls. So let's make our voices heard!

On the 25th November, the world marks International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, also known as White Ribbon Day. From then until the 10th December, we encourage everybody to take part in the 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence.

Join us. On 25th November.  For the 16 Days of Activism.  And every day until we live in a world safe for all.  Because we are stronger together. 

SIGN OUR PLEDGE – Over 25,000 men and boys in the UK, and many thousands more worldwide, have already committed to oppose violence against women and girls. Join us now by making your pledge never to commit, excuse or remain silent about violence against women.

SHARE ON SOCIAL MEDIA There’s no better way to spread the word than via the internet. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter and show your support.

MAKE A DONATION To help us make the world a safer place for women and girls, and create more positive ways of being a man. We will send everyone who donates a White Ribbon badge and more information about the campaign. A regular donation means you can give small amounts every month that make a huge difference to our work. Monthly gifts give us a predictable income so we can commit to raising the profile of our campaign.

Every time you shop online at over 4,000 retailers, you can raise free funds for us via Give as You Live! To get started today, sign up and keep shopping through the Give as You Live website.

BECOME AN AMBASSADOR We’re looking for influential men and boys to encourage other men and boys to take a stand against gender violence.  To be role models who inspire and inform through talking in schools, workplaces etc., on social media, and through their own personal behaviourThey call out abusive and sexist behaviour wherever they witness it. They listen to and support women, and encourage other men and boys to step up. They show we do not buy the idea that being a real man means being aggressive and dominant.

GET INVOLVED There are hundreds of events taking place across the UK on 25th November and during the 16 Days of Activism.  Contact your local council’s Domestic Violence Co-ordinator to find out more, or organise your own event, now and throughout the year! Take a look at our “Get Involved” page to get some ideas!

STAY IN TOUCH - Keep up to date by signing up for our newsletter. Be part of the growing network of men who will never allow violence against women and girls to go unnoticed and unchallenged.   

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At least 80,000 women suffer rape every year in the UK

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