Last Updated : November 28, 2016
Globally, a staggering 1 in every 3 women has experienced physical or sexual violence in their lifetime. Yet violence is not inevitable. It can be prevented. However, resources for initiatives to prevent and end violence against women and girls are severely lacking. We are trying to change this.
#1. Take Action:
People everywhere from all walks of life are working together to achieve gender equality. But it takes more – it takes you. Choose an issue to explore, learn more, and get involved.
Every day in countries around the world, women and girls experience acts of violence ranging from online harassment to domestic assault and human trafficking. This has to stop. HeForShe is building a world where no one has to be afraid simply because of who they are.
#3. Be the Change:
You don’t have to be a hero to join the fight against gender-based violence, but real change requires all of us to do what we can. Here are a few ways to be smart about being safe.
#4. Speak Up:
It only takes a minute to have an impact. Use these social media starters to get your friends and followers talking about gender equality and personal safety.
#5. Get Inspired:
Discover how HeForShe advocates are creating safer communities around the world.