Educate young people

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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"Wear a White Ribbon"- A Blog from an Ambassador

“I feel passionately that men need to be involved in ‘calling out’ threats, intimidation and violence by men on women and girls wherever we see it. It’s important for men to be part of the conversation about what’s not acceptable in relationships, in a bar, on the street, in the workplace or online.”

 

In an inspiring blog post, family lawyer Adam Moghadas, explains why he is an Ambassador for White Ribbon UK.

 

Michael Flood UK Visit!

We were lucky enough to have Professor Michael Flood as one of our speakers at our second All Party Parliamentary Group, and to have him facilitate a workshop on building partnerships in engaging men in gender equality. Michael is a world renowned researcher on engaging men in violence prevention, and his visits to the UK are rare. We were also really excited to have Sam Smethers speaking - a strong advocate for engaging men in gender equality initiatives, and CEO of the Fa

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In a survey for Amnesty International in  the UK, over 1 in 4 respondents  thought a women was partially or totally responsible for being raped if she was wearing sexy or revealing clothing, and more than 1 in 5 held the same view if a woman had had many sexual partners.

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