November 25th was the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. The Man Up campaign started recently in Ireland to change abusive attitudes towards women. Now the City of Helsingborg is standing up for women with the campaign Man Up Sweden. Last year, almost 30,000 women in Sweden reported cases of assault, but […]
MAN UP, an Irish created campaign to highlight the positive role that men can play in ending violence against women, has been adapted, translated and is being launched in Sweden today to mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. The Swedish roll-out is the first country “syndication” of MAN UP, which has […]
At lunchtime today, the steering group for Man Up Sweden will gather for the very first time at the restaurant Pålsjö Mat in Helsingborg. We will organize ourselves and discuss how we can create the maximum exposure in Sweden for the Irish campaign www.manup.ie, whose purpose is to work against domestic violence and abuse of […]
White House advisor for violence against women Lynn Rosenthal was the keynote speaker at the launch of MAN UP 2014. Ms Rosenthal said she admired Ireland for tackling gender roles so squarely and said men have a “moral responsibility to speak out” against domestic violence. Safe Ireland is teaming up with the US-based National Network to End […]
An Taoiseach wears his MAN UP cycling jacket, presented to him by SAFE Ireland, as he takes on the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle.