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
“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
70% of incidents of domestic violence in the UK result in injury, (compared with 50% of incidents of acquaintance violence, 48% of stranger violence and 29% of mugging).