“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
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
Domestic violence in the UK is estimated to cost victims, services and the state a total of around £23 billion a year.