Men of Nottingham and Nottinghamshire! You can help to keep local women safe. Nearly 90% of survivors of domestic and sexual violence are women. Locally, 30,000 will experience domestic abuse. 9 in 10 perpetrators of abuse against women are men. Being a better ally in the movement to prevent violence against women and girls might sound like a daunting task but actually, it’s quite simple when you know-how.
How to be a Male Ally
in ending Violence Against Women and Girls
Stand up against abuse
Promote a commitment to never use, excuse or remain silent about violence against women. Join the 30,000 men who have already pledged against abuse at whiteribbon.org.uk and wear a White Ribbon to show your support.
Challenge other men
When men are disrespectful about women, speak out. Get used to saying “that’s not okay” when you hear sexist jokes from friends, family and colleagues. Misogyny supports abusive attitudes: let others know you won’t tolerate it.
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