Can We? Will We?

If We Act is an Anti-Violence Movement that promotes compassionate dialogue and Collective Care and Upstandership. It centres on businesses, workplaces and organisations taking social responsibility for having conversations about and addressing misogyny. It’s aims to help tackle male violence, including against women and children (MVAWC) in our communities. It’s a call to action for a shift in awareness, to bring about meaningful change.

This does not mean men and non-binary people are not affected by this – they are and that’s acknowledged throughout this website. But it’s important we have this conversation.

It isn’t always possible to step in immediately or directly. This is one reason If We Act places emphasis on establishments, workplaces and particularly leaders to understand, educate, prevent and address, from a “top-down” approach. Read more…

Anyone who wants meaningful change through non-violent action can follow the ‘movement’ via social media.

If We Act launched 8.3.2023.


Set your intention to act by ‘pledging’ to do an activity to support this movement. (No money requested or required). Read more…

Telling women to “keep reporting” misses some key points: here’s just a few

⚠️ Note to the reader: this article contains links to distressing content about male violence, and reports in the media which detail the murders of several women. Whilst this particular piece focuses on British policing and the wider criminal justice system, If We Act maintains the problems discussed here are societal, for communities including organisational…

If We Act: An Anti-Violence Movement Promoting Collective Care and Upstandership

⚠️ Note to the reader: This page references difficult topics including suicide, male violence, racism and other content which may be triggering. For a list of links that address some of these topics, click here. Links to third party sites are not endorsed. According to the Global Burden of Disease study, just over 415,000 people died from…

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This website aims to help inform and inspire, and facilitate a conversation that we need to have. Click here to find out more or follow commentary on social media.

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