22 December 2013

Orange Days every 25th of the Month

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The UN Secretary-General’s UNiTE to End Violence against Women

Orange Days every 25th of the Month

“Orange Day” – are day"s to take action to raise awareness and prevent violence against women and girls. Activists from around the world, governments and UN partners have organized Orange Day actions calling for safety from violence at homes, schools, work places and public spaces.

Join Man Up Campaign we would like to support the orange campaign and your activities awareness about violence against women and girls. Engage your community, local or national government, members of law enforcement or judiciary, young people and the media. Did you know that governments of 60 countries have announced national commitments to end violence against women and girls? Is your government among them, and have the commitments translated into action? What needs to be done to stop violence against women and girls in your community? Here are some event ideas from us. Share your actions with us by posting images and messages on our Facebook wall and your Twitter using the hashtag #orangeurworld.

  • Organize a panel event in your university, or a talk show with your broadcaster or community radio station.
  • Orange your streets with a flash mob, or walk against violence! Wear orange and carry posters and banners to mark the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence.
  • Organize an Orange Concert with your local musicians and encourage them to promote messages to end violence against women and girls through their music. Invite local women’s organizations to speak about the issue and distribute information about existing laws and services.
  • Organize a film screening or host a “Orange the World” party at your home! Check UN Women’s video libraryor Say NO – UNiTE YouTube channel for films.

19 May 2013

The Culture of Peace

Posted in Global

A culture of peace is a set of values, attitudes, traditions and modes of behavior:

The Culture of Peace

The Man Up Campaign is a movement to stop gender based violence this is a problem that must be addressed at many levels from individual to international. It is good to have an understanding of basis which this can be undertaken.

Action: Read the UN 53/243 A. Declaration on a Culture of Peace

Can think of a action you might take in your daily life, community or in your work place that might fit within this framework that would help address the issue of stopping violence against women and girls? The the essence of the Man Up Campaign is that you can have a central role in creating a culture of peace let's take action together join the movement. 

11 October 2012

Young mothers empowerment program:Ghana

Posted in Global, Ghana, Sub-saharan Africa

Support young mothers generate income through small businesses, complete their education, have healthy and non-violent relationships.

Why we care: Wife beating’ to a large extent is still considered an accepted cultural norm putting many women and girls at risk to ongoing abuse and exploitation.

How we're solving this: Empower young single mothers to care for themselves and their children and to enroll their children back into school to help curb the cycle of abuse.

Learn more and help our man up campaign delegate accomplish this project. 

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