How do you take action?

There are many simple ways to take a stand against relationship abuse, stalking and sexual violence. We want to know how you help end gender based violence through your action and efforts.

  • I educated myself about the problem of relationship abuse by reading this website.

  • I talked to a friend or family member about the issue of relationship abuse or sexual assault or sexism.

  • I spoke up when someone around me made a sexist joke or comment. See our page on Feminism in Action for more information.

  • I supported a friend whose partner is/was abusing them.

  • I made a pledge to help end men’s violence against womxn.

  • I participated in a community event (Take Back the Night, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, etc.) to raise awareness of gender based violence.

  • I supported my local domestic violence shelter or agency by making a donation.

  • I supported my local domestic violence shelter or agency by volunteering or interning.

  • My profession includes working to end gender based violence.

  • I posted about ending gender based violence on Facebook or Twitter.

  • I created a poster campaign at my school.

  • I organized a program in my dorm/university to educate students about gender based violence.

  • I wrote a blog post or opinion article about ending relationship abuse or sexual violence in my community.

  • I wrote a Letter to the Editor about the media’s portrayal of men’s violence against womxn.

  • I made a donation to the Center 🙂

  • I joined the Center’s Facebook and Twitter to keep informed about how to take action against gender based violence.

  • I challenged victim-blaming and encouraged people to hold perpetrators of gender based violence accountable.

  • I took a stand against relationship abuse, sexual assault, stalking and gender violence in another way. (Please tell us more below.)

  • I spoke up when someone around me made a sexist joke or comment.

Check out our Take Action page for more ways to get involved in ending gender based violence!