" "As men we need to stand up to violence against women and say No, I pledge
> to never Commit, Condone or be Silent about violence against women and I
> urge others to follow. We must work together to end a culture that accepts
> this behaviour and make women feel safe and free from ill treatment, as the
> younger generation we must stamp out these actions within our society."
Amir Khan,WBA World light welterweight champion
Wearing a white ribbon is a way of displaying your personal pledge to never commit condone or remain silent about violence against women. Order (or make) one today and wear it.
So that more people see the ribbon you could:
You can order white ribbons and other merchandise from our online shop
Many thanks to Steve Shaw, a Prison Officer currently attached to Safer Leeds Domestic Violence Team, working with perpetrators of domestic violence. On the 26th May 2013 he will be taking part in the Edinburgh Marathon, running to stop violence against women and raising funds for the White Ribbon Campaign. He invites you all to support him in this extremely worthwhile campaign by visiting my just giving page @ http://www.justgiving.com/Stephen-Shaw1
On Wednesday 7th November, representatives of the White Ribbon Campaign, Chris Green and Joan Taylor, attended a parliamentary photo call in London. The event was attended by many Labour MPs including Harriet Harmon and Yvette Cooper.
Domestic violence in the UK is estimated to cost victims, services and the state a total of around £23 billion a year.