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
The White Ribbon campaign Love Party on Feb14th at the Orange Box in Halifax is part of the Bystander work being undertaken in Calderdale. It is part of One Billion Rising. JOIN IN
Stand Up for Women held a great reception at House of Lords for comedians and friends to celbrate their second succesful fundraiser and kick off planning for their next event. It was a pleasure to attend getting there after a succesful visit to York University to talk to the postgraduate students about doing internships with us.
Several global surveys suggest that half of all women who die from homicide are killed by their current or former husbands or partners.