According to a 2005 survey, 1 in 5 young men believe that women often 'provoke violence'.
We need to begin challenging the attitudes which condone violence against women at a young age. It is important for children and young people to have positive male role models and to see men who are actively condemning violence against women.
White Ribbon Schools Award scheme is being pursued by schools across the UK. Details of the scheme are downloadable from the Resources page. We also have materials to work with youth groups, college and University student groups.
White Ribbon Campaign UK has stands at both NASUWT and NUT national conferences in order to encourage schools to get invoilved in White Ribbon Campaigning. The President of the NASUWT is a white ribbon ambassador.
There are a range of activities, lesson plans and materials you can use with young people to introduce and explore the issue.
Go to the resources page for other materials you can use with young people.
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A public event on Saturday 6th August at St Stephens Church, Redditch B97 4DY. From 11 am to 3.30 pm. The event is open to everyone, but aimed at Victims and Survivors of abuse. (Domestic, childhood, bullying, neglect) etc.
She has a range of people coming along to provide information, advice and support at the event. Guest speakers and survivors giving talks about their experiences. And there will be many therapeutic activities going on throughout the day.
Domestic violence in the UK is estimated to cost victims, services and the state a total of around £23 billion a year.