Preventing Violence Against Women

Take Action

Be an advocate and work towards gender equality and preventing men’s violence against women.

What you can do

Noticing inequality in your sphere of influence. Gender bias can be subtle & pervasive.

Breaking the silence and speaking out about violence. Raise awareness & change attitudes.

ACTION is about:

  • How YOU can break traditional roles that create inequality.
  • How YOU can challenge masculine peer culture.
  • How YOU can resist male privilege and entitlement.
  • How YOU can promote equal & respectful relationships between men & women in your life.

Make the Link 

To understand the link between gender inequality and violence against women and what you can do visit Make the Link

Read and share these memes ‘Ways you can make a difference’ in your daily life to end harmful practices and attitudes that allow men’s violence agaisnt women to exist.

To understand why Violence against women is everyone’s business, watch this TedxTalk ‘Violence against women – it’s a men’s issue’ by Jackson Katz, Mentors in Violence Prevention Founder.

16 Days of Activism

16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence is from 25th November, The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women until 10th December, Human Rights Day. It is an opportunity to raise awareness, create discussion and encourage action that will create lasting culture change, prevent and end violence against women.

Be part of the large international voice and make a difference to the lives of women and girls.

View our past campaigns and resources are:

 

Resources

We are pleased to share our Make the Link resources to help people to #MakeTheLink between gender inequality and men’s violence against women.