Who are the members of the Swiss White Ribbon Campaign?
Members are mostly men who pledge never to commit, tolerate or remain silent when faced with any act of violence toward women. Male acts of violence against women are inacceptable and cause numerous women to live in constant fear.
How does one become a member of the Swiss White Ribbon Campaign?
Simply fill out the membership form below. You will receive a membership card, white ribbon pins and relevant information. You will be informed of White Ribbon - Campaign Switzerland© activities, organized by campaign partners, and invitations to workshops, debates and conferences on these persistent problems.
Why become a member of the Swiss White Ribbon Campaign?
The campaign is based on the conviction that change will only happen when men accept the responsibility of changing things through an active commitment. It is an opportunity for men in Switzerland to express their concern about the situation of women in the country.
November 25 is celebrated as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. It will be the main day for activities (conferences, round tables, stands…), which are also part of the 16 Days of activism till 10 December (International Human Rights Day) in Switzerland and around the world. November 25 is promoted to increase participation in ending violence against women, to create responsible and respectful relations and unite all actors to make prevention of violence a priority.
What must the members of the Swiss White Ribbon Campaign do?
Becoming a member means taking an active stand to support the initiatives and activities of the Swiss White Ribbon campaign and becoming a positive role model to transmit the important principles and messages to others. Wearing a white ribbon pin is a symbol of your stand.
Objective of the swiss campaign
The aim is to mobilize men and women at all levels of society through a campaign of information and participation and to commit themselves for the creation of a world without violence against women.