Sex is no barrier when it comes to standing up for a cause!

It’s not just women who are standing up for women’s rights and gender equality. And so it shouldn’t be. Anyone can be passionate advocates of women’s rights and be part of the feminist movement. Wouldn’t it be discriminating otherwise?

 Real men respect women

Real men respect women

YOURSTORY have recently published an article featuring ‘8 men who have raised their voices for women’s rights’. Each of these well-known and successful men have lent their support and spoken out publicly for women’s empowerment, and we couldn’t be more proud.

 Well-behaved women seldom make history

Well-behaved women seldom make history

We were already huge fans of their work and commitments, (how could we not be? James Bond, The Dalai Lama...), and now we respect them even more. Many topics have been covered from sexual inequality, including disparity in pay and opportunities, gender stereotypes, domestic violence and abuse against women.

Many of these male icons have also shown active participation in women’s charities and trusts on top of their day jobs. We agree with Ian Somerhalder, ‘Men have an important role to play in sending out the message that real men do not hurt or abuse their partners’. It’s reassuring to women everywhere to hear of powerful men taking a stand and campaigning for women’s rights.

You can read the full article on YOURSTORY here.

One Scream endorses a number of causes and hopes to inspire everyone and anyone to support women’s rights. We’ve developed a personal safety app to empower women so they can hold their head high and walk confidently, in the knowledge that although we can’t prevent a crime from happening, we can send for help fast if you’re in trouble. Click this  link to find out more about how the app works.

Lucy Britton