3 inventive ways to end violence against women – submitted by @kescrimg
One in three women has experienced some form of sexual or physical violence. These creative initiatives want to put a stop to that.
Men wear mini-skirts
In 2013, a UN survey found that the majority of men in Indonesia – as many as 90% of respondents – thought that women and men should be treated the same.
But other parts of the survey pointed to deeply entrenched gender norms and worrying attitudes towards domestic violence. Almost 90% of men surveyed felt a woman’s most important role was to be a housewife. Depending on the region, between 40% and 49% of male respondents said a woman should tolerate violence if it meant keeping the family together.
Source: 3 inventive ways to end violence against women | World Economic Forum