Spend some time learning about masculinity, gender inequality, and the root causes of gender violence and challenge yourself to think about your own ideas and attitudes. The Resources page has some ideas for self education.
Although most men will never be violent, we all need to examine ways we might try to control women. Do we dominate conversations? Do we put them down? Do we limit their activities?
This affecting memoir focuses on the lives of two women, Dotey and her daughter Jess,set in small small town Devonshire in the 1960s, where domestic violence was not a topic ever discussed. There are no refuges or support groups and the police refuse to attend when Jess's mother Dotey is attacked by her father Jack, saying they cannot interfere between husband and wife. Cricket - Parliamentary X1 v White Ribbon 11 When: 4th September 2016 Where: Headingly, Leeds
Cricket - Parliamentary X1 v White Ribbon 11
When: 4th September 2016
Where: Headingly, Leeds
On average, two women a week in England and Wales are killed by a violent partner or ex-partner. This constitutes nearly 40% of all female homicide victims.