Stop Violence Against Women Quotes by Kofi Annan, Joe Biden, Patrick Stewart, Shakira, Jackson Katz, Jeff Bridges and many others.
Violence against women is perhaps the most shameful human rights violation, and it is perhaps the most pervasive. It knows no boundaries of geography, culture or wealth. As long as it continues, we cannot claim to be making real progress towards equality, development and peace
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.
As a child, I heard in my home doctors and ambulance men say, ‘Mrs. Stewart, you must’ve done something to provoke him.’ ‘Mrs. Stewart, it takes two to make an argument.’ Wrong. Wrong! My mother did nothing to provoke that – and even if she had, violence is never ever a choice that a man should make. Ever.
We have to promote human solidarity, avoid indifference, and play a part with society in the solution of the problem of violence.
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.
It’s not enough just to treat women well. We have to work to make sure all men treat women well.
Let’s start a movement – a movement of men who aren’t afraid to stop violence against women.
I came to realize that we don’t raise boys to be men, we raise them not to be women.
The Violence Against Women Act is so important. It provides money to train the cop on the beat, to train the judges that this is a new day, that we won’t tolerate this violence and to know how to deal with it.
Every woman who thinks she is the only victim of violence has to know that there are many more.
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.
I firmly believe today that the only way to stop violence against women is to speak out and refused to be silenced.
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.
Violence against women is an appalling human rights violation. But it is not inevitable. We can put a stop to this.
Show me pornography which promotes violence against women, and I’ll buy it.
Sexual, racial, gender violence and other forms of discrimination and violence in a culture cannot be eliminated without changing culture.
There is a subconscious way of taking violence as a way of expression, as a normality, and it has a lot of effects in the youth in the way they absorb education and what they hope to get out of life.