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?
The White Ribbon campaign Love Party on Feb14th at the Orange Box in Halifax is part of the Bystander work being undertaken in Calderdale. It is part of One Billion Rising. JOIN IN
Stand Up for Women held a great reception at House of Lords for comedians and friends to celbrate their second succesful fundraiser and kick off planning for their next event. It was a pleasure to attend getting there after a succesful visit to York University to talk to the postgraduate students about doing internships with us.
At least one in three women is beaten, coerced into sex or otherwise abused by an intimate partner in the course of her lifetime.