If you have done some of the simple actions and you are interested in getting more involved, why not set up a local white ribbon group? This could take any form depending on your skills and experience and the local context.
You could start by trying to get a small group of interested men together to talk about the issue. You might want to begin by focusing on organising a local event together such as an activity involving men for the next 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence (25th November - 10th December).
Get in touch with us for help and suggestions on setting up a local group. We can put you in touch with other men who are already running local groups
“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.
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
Approximately 80,000 women suffer rape and attempted rape every year.