White Ribbon Campaign works through people spreading the word at a local level. There are a wide range of ways in which you could highlight the campaign and the issue of violence against women in your community. Pick one (or come up with your own) and let us know how it goes.
Get inspired by creative attention-grabbing ideas other men have used for example:
These Heels were made for Walking. A one mile high heeled walk involving men across the community to draw attention to rape, violence against women, sexual assault and raise funds. WRC UK has graphics, leaflets, and even shoes for hire
The Clothes line Project . A very visual and moving event can be provided by offering people t-shirts to design with slogans and messages about violence against women, and then displaying them all. WRC UK can supply a kit with everything you need (see Shop page)
Hand Print Kit A well proved resource suitable for outdoor or indoor events. All you need to provide is a table
This affecting memoir focuses on the lives of two women, Dotey and her daughter Jess,set in small small town Devonshire in the 1960s, where domestic violence was not a topic ever discussed. There are no refuges or support groups and the police refuse to attend when Jess's mother Dotey is attacked by her father Jack, saying they cannot interfere between husband and wife. Cricket - Parliamentary X1 v White Ribbon 11 When: 4th September 2016 Where: Headingly, Leeds
Cricket - Parliamentary X1 v White Ribbon 11
When: 4th September 2016
Where: Headingly, Leeds
Women aged 15-44 are more at risk from rape and domestic violence than from cancer, motor accidents, war and malaria, according to World Bank data.