Spread The Word: Talk With Friends & Family

“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."

To end violence against women we need a culture change.

We need people to speak out and condemn it. So, one of the most important things you can do is to talk about it, especially to the uninitiated, unaware and unconvinced.

Unfortunately, sometimes these can be the people closest to us.

Here are some tips for talking about feminism and gender violence with the people you love:

1.   Own who you are. Be proud to share your beliefs with others.

2.   Be realistic. You can't change deep rooted values and ideals overnight. Be patient.


Your partner, family & friends are the closest people in your life, and it can be hard to accept if they don't agree with your values. 


Take a look at these articles that highlights some of the best appraches to introducing feminism into your relationships.


Everyday Feminism Magazine - Introducing Your Partner to Feminism

Everyday Feminism Magazine - Social Justice at Home

Aleksandra Nasteska - Tackling Sexism in Relationships







July - August Newsletter 2017

The new White Ribbon Newsletter is now available.

Please click here to see it.


Many thanks

The White Ribbon Team

"Wear a White Ribbon"- A Blog from an Ambassador

“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.



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At least 32% of children, mostly girls, experience some form of child sexual abuse.

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