Every day, everywhere, all over the world, women and girls face violence.
We know this. We see this.
So why don’t we act against it?

 
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THE CHALLENGE



Everyday everywhere, all over the world, woman and girls face violence.This ranges from emotional and psychological to physical and sexual. It is rooted in the gender inequality and discrimination they face all their lives. It can start from being denied a basic education and can lead to being killed to preserve the ‘honour of the community’.


Women and girls face violence at home, in the street, at work, at play, at rest. At least one in three women (33 per cent) will experience some form of violence during their lifetimethat’s more than one billion women worldwide.


We know this. We see this. So why don't we act against it?


Some believe that violence within a household is not their business and they cannot interfere. Some believe that violence toward women and girls is justifiable and in many instances, even normal or acceptable. Many know that it isn’t but they don’t speak out because they don’t want to lose their status, whether at work, in the local community, or even in the family.


This has to change.


There is no single cause of violence Against women and girls


It is caused by a combination of drivers at different levels. These Include:

Violence against women and girls is perpetuated by attitudes, beliefs and social norms that justify gender inequality, violence, and other forms of discrimination against women.

THE CAMPAIGN

 
 

ENOUGH is a worldwide campaign that has sparked a movement against violence towards women and girls, to address negative social norms in their specific contexts.

Our goal is to change widely accepted and harmful social norms that too often justify violence against women and girls to ones that promote gender equality and non-violence

The campaign brings people of all genders, ages, and backgrounds together; to transform the normal. It works to challenge and make us reflect on our own behaviour, supports ordinary people to speak out against violence and present alternatives to harmful norms. Social media campaigns, art, music, workshops and positive aspirational messages encourage people to think and talk about harmful social norms and the potential damage they can do.

Through ENOUGH, we talk to everyone around us, neighbours, friends, colleagues, about the power men have over women and how they use it. We call on our governments, law-makers and institutions to ensure their policies and practice work towards resetting this imbalance of power. And we believe this will challenge the status quo.

 

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