What Men Can Do to End Violence Against Women

Today is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

While men and boys are the overwhelming perpetrators of violence against women, many are also partnering with women and girls to address and end this violence. What can you do to help?

* Educate yourself
* Speak up against attitudes and behaviors that degrade women and promote violence against them
* Listen to/speak with women
* Speak with other men
* Have the confidence to confront your own actions, beliefs, and opinions
* Contribute your time and money
* Support survivors
* Lead by example

Read more at:

Carlos Andrés Gómez in The Guardian with Men: we can start a movement to stop violence against women

Asif Khan with When we talk about violence against women and girls, what story are we telling about men and boys?

If you are interested in becoming an ally in ending violence against women, here are some organizations worth exploring:

A Call to Men

Man Up Campaign

Masculinity U

A Men’s Project

Men Can Stop Rape

Men Stopping Violence