We must unite. Violence against women cannot be tolerated, in any form, in any context, in any circumstance, by any political leader or by any government.— Ban Ki-moon
Heartwarming Stop Violence Against Women quotations
Violence against women is an appalling human rights violation.
But it is not inevitable. We can put a stop to this.
There is one universal truth, applicable to all countries, cultures and communities: violence against women is never acceptable, never excusable, never tolerable.
We can all take responsibility for helping to bring about change, and keeping our friends and colleagues safe from domestic violence
I came to realize that we don’t raise boys to be men, we raise them not to be women.
Look, guys, no matter what a girl does, no matter how she's dressed, no matter how much she's had to drink, it's never, never, never, never, never OK to touch her without her consent. This doesn't make you a man. It makes you a coward.
Violence against women is still treated as a lesser crime.
Armed groups turn it into a weapon of choice because of near total impunity.
Men who want to support women in our struggle for freedom and justice should understand that it is not terrifically important to us that they learn to cry; it is important to us that they stop the crimes of violence against us.
There's been an awful lot of silence in make culture about this ongoing tragedy of men's violence against women and children... we need to break that silence, and we need more men to do that.
I firmly believe today that the only way to stop violence against women is to speak out and refused to be silenced.
The Violence Against Women Act protects the lives of tens of thousands of domestic violence victims. But the U.S. must also support gender equality around the world, and that means acknowledging that some nations we consider to be our friends are no friends to women.
Violence is never ever a choice that a man should make.
Every woman who thinks she is the only victim of violence has to know that there are many more.
We have to promote human solidarity, avoid indifference, and play a part with society in the solution of the problem of violence.
It's not enough just to treat women well. We have to work to make sure all men treat women well.
As men, we all have something to give.
We all have the power to do our own part to stop the global pandemic of violence against women and girls. It is holding us all back.
It seems to me that violence against women has been tolerated for so long that the world has become numb to it.
I'm very disturbed by violence against women when it is violence.
Unfortunately, violence against women is not the only injustice women face globally; it is one of the many inequalities that impede the full development of socially excluded women globally.
With the adoption of the Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women, the international community sent out a clear message that gender based violence will not be tolerated.
Show me pornography which promotes violence against women, and I'll buy it.
As a Goodwill Ambassador for UNIFEM, I've learned that violence against women knows no boundaries. Join me in helping women worldwide who have suffered unthinkable violence.
I am in a charity out there to stop violence against women.
Let's start a movement - a movement of men who aren't afraid to stop violence against women.
I've talked to law enforcement officials at the state and local level who say that violence against women is going up. In any case, we think that it's an important issue whether it's going up or not. And we are determined to stop it.
The work that I've been trying to do with violence against women and children comes from seeing quite a bit of violence. I just think it's important that we try to help the young boys who are watching the fathers do it - because if it's OK for the fathers to do it, then these young boys are watching their dads and going, well, nothing's happening to them, so maybe this is OK. But actually, this violence needs to stop in the sandpits.
Together we can change our culture for the better by ending violence against women and girls, artists have a unique power to change minds and attitudes and get us thinking and talking about what matters, and all of us, in our lives, have the power to set an example. Join our campaign to stop this violence.
I really wanted to support this campaign because I love heart shaped glasses.
Seriously though, I've never hit anyone. I'm anti-violence full stop. Against women, against men, against animals. Against anything.
Men make the mistake of thinking that because women can't see the sense in violence, they must be passive creatures. It's just not true. In one important way, at least, men are the passive sex. Given a choice, they will always opt for the status quo. They hate change of any kind, and they fight against it constantly. On the other hand, what women want is stability, which when you stop to think about it is a very different animal.
For most of recorded history, parental violence against children and men's violence against wives was explicitly or implicitly condoned. Those who had the power to prevent and/or punish this violence through religion, law, or custom, openly or tacitly approved it. .....The reason violence against women and children is finally out in the open is that activists have brought it to global attention.