Domestic Abuse was the target when local MP, Dr James Davies, joined men and women opposed to gender violence at the United Against Domestic Abuse Forum at Rhyl Town Hall. The event marked the launch of activism aimed at getting men and boys to sign a pledge to oppose violence against women and girls.
White Ribbon Campaign UK is part of a global movement to put a stop to male violence against women and girls.
Commenting Dr James Davies said,
“Traditionally this subject has been seen as about ‘Women’s issues’ but the aim of this project is to involve men and boys in making it clear that society as a whole opposes violence against women and that positive male images help to expose the minority of men who treat women and girls badly.
“Part of this work includes encouraging men and boys to become Ambassadors acting as role models who inspire other men to reduce aggression and dominance against women and girls and inform behaviour through talking in schools, workplaces etc., on social media, and through their own personal life”.
People can keep in touch with the campaign and sign up to support it at the web site www.whiteribboncampaign.co.uk where they can also sign up for a regular newsletter.