Question your own attitudes. Don’t be defensive when something you do or say ends up hurting someone else. Try hard to understand how your own attitudes & actions might inadvertently perpetuate sexism and violence, & work towards changing them.
Be an ally to women who are working to end all forms of gender violence. Support the women whose courage and empowered voices have catalysed the historic #MeToo movement. Attend “Take Back the Night” rallies and other public events.
Recognise & speak out against homophobia, discrimination & violence against LGBTQ people. This abuse has direct links to sexism as the gender identity & sexual orientation of men who speak out against sexism is often questioned, a strategy intended to silence them.
Attend programs, take courses, watch films, & read articles& books about multicultural masculinities, gender inequality, * the root causes of gender violence. Educate yourself about how larger social forces affect the conflicts between individual men and women
Don’t fund sexism. Refuse to buy or subscribe to any magazine, rent any video, or buy any music that portrays girls or women in a sexually degrading or abusive manner. Speak out about cyber-sexist attacks against women on social media sites
If you are emotionally, psychologically, physically, or sexually abusive to women, or have been in the past, and you recognise this behave is a result of a #patriarchal upbringing seek professional help NOW. Support is out there to become a new man who respects women