et Quote: Antiviolence Against Women

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Mon, 27 Nov 2017 - 08:24 GMT

Designed By Egypt Today - Mareez Girgis

Designed By Egypt Today - Mareez Girgis

CAIRO – 27 November 2017: In support of Egypt Today’s

“Break the silence ... Say No to Violence”

campaign, here are 10 quotes that are in support of freeing the world from violence that targets women and girls.

1. “The people who could do most to improve the situation of so many women and children are in fact, men. It is in our hands to stop violence towards women.” — Patrick Stewart, actor

2. “An abuser is not abusive 24/7. They usually demonstrate positive character traits most of the time. That is what makes the abuse so confusing when it happens, and what makes leaving so much more difficult.” ― Miya Yamanouchi

3. “Young men need to show women the respect they deserve and recognize sexual assault and to do their part to stop it.” — Barack Obama, Former President of the United States

4. “If we are to fight discrimination and injustice against women we must start from the home for if a woman cannot be safe in her own house then she cannot be expected to feel safe anywhere.” ― Aysha Taryam

5. “Men have an important role to play in sending out the message that real men do not hurt or abuse their partners.” — Ian Somerhalder, actor

6. “I encourage everyone to help take a stand against domestic violence.” — Gordon Ramsey, celebrity chef

7. “If you want to know what it is like to survive hell and still come out shining brighter than the sun, just look into the eyes of a woman who has survived intense damage and refused to allow it to destroy her softness.” – Nikita Gill

8. “So often survivors have had their experiences denied, trivialized, or distorted. Writing is an important avenue for healing because it gives you the opportunity to define your own reality.” – Ellen Bass

9. “On the 25th anniversary of 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence, let us remember that we have a chance to save lives! If we do not take it, we may regret it!” ― Widad Akreyi

10. “You are not allowed to raise boys who reject all things feminine, then get upset when they become men who hate women.” ― Darnell Lamont Walker

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