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White ribbon campaign (Australia)

  White Ribbon is the world’s largest male-led movement to end men’s violence against women.  In particular, Australia’s unique Ambassadors’ Program supports thousands of men to be the faces and leaders of the campaign, by living the White Ribbon Oath: never to commit, excuse or remain silent about violence against women. Women support White Ribbon […]

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SI Rio Negro members with New Times participants

New Times, SI Rio Negro, Brazil

The members of SI Rio Negro, Brazil, provided housekeeping skills training to domestic violence survivors through their club project New Times. Such programmes are particularly important for domestic violence survivors as they allow participants to achieve economic freedom and independence. The club purchased classroom supplies, cleaning equipment and supplies and cooking materials. Club members developed […]

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Empower to protect

“we know our rights and that makes the men less powerful” Empowering women and girls, while it may not directly address VAWG, can have a protective effect and can certainly be useful in rehabilitation and support programmes. Empowerment programmes are essential to creating meaningful, lasting change whereby women are given control and choice, the freedom […]

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