“A woman is more likely to be sexually assaulted than she is to get breast cancer. But, unlike cancer, sexual violence is rarely discussed. There is a stigma attached to sexual crime, the result of attitudes that lay the blame on the woman for the rape, not the perpetrator." 
We want to have 5000 pledges by the end of 2010. Men pledged never to remain silent about violence against women, and to take action in whatever time they can spare.
To end violence against women we need a culture change. We need people to speak out about it and condemn it. So, one of the most important things you can do is to talk about it.
Some ideas on quick things to do to tell people about this campaign.
 New philanthropy capital (2008) Hard knock life – Violence against women: A guide for donorsand funders. npc. London
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.
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.