Men, we implore you: do the work. Don’t expect the women in your life to do it for you. Listen to women. Believe them. Stop trying to compare your experiences. Learn about misogyny, rape culture and toxic masculinity. Read about gender equality and gender roles. Call out that friend who makes a sexist comment. Educate your sons about consent. Sit in the discomfort of it all. You might be a decent guy, but you’re not exempt from this fight.
Women, do not stay silent. Use your voice to demand better. Protest. Be angry. And White cis women, listen to the experiences of Black and Brown women, trans women, disabled women, and women from other marginalised groups. Be inclusive in your fight for women’s rights.
How to access support
If you have experienced abuse or sexual violence, there are several national and local services that can help. Here is a full list of services available within Glasgow.
If you are in immediate danger, please call 999.