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I pledge to MANifest change by:

being a role-model and mentor to my kids and to the young people I work with, to break free from restrictive and damaging gender stereotypes.

I pledge to MANifest change by:

giving everyone equal opportunities.

I pledge to MANifest change by:

standing up against anyone who is being mistreated, even if i have to risk my life.

I pledge to MANifest change by:

Standing up and helping women when I see them being mistreated and put on a different platform than men.

I pledge to MANifest change by:

treating women with more respect while also knowing they're like any human being.

I pledge to MANifest change by:

standing up against all type of women abuse and to help support them by respecting them

I pledge to MANifest change by:

By treating everyone as I would my family, by which I mean hold everyone with high respect and on even ground as myself.

I pledge to MANifest change by:

never underestimating a girl's skill in both physical and reality

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By not excluding women because they are as equal as men

I pledge to MANifest change by:

to never exclude women no matter what circumstance.

I pledge to MANifest change by:

By standing up for women, & trying to support any female who needs help, and is in danger. I will act as an active bystander to females who need help

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reacting to all form of violence whether it might be verbal, physical or psychological against man or women.Also to pass the message .

I pledge to MANifest change by:

to lead by example and teach my children to stand up for what's right - and challenge violence against women

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encouraging my daughter to trust her instincts and boundaries. for my son to speak up against demeaning talk. for both to stick up for the underdog

I pledge to MANifest change by:

Célébrer le succès de ma fille et l'encourager à aller plus loin; Et sensibiliser les plus jeunes avec ma musique contre les comportements sexistes.

I pledge to MANifest change by:

by raising my two boys to respect women and promote women's rights


Want to be a community champion
on the issue of violence against women?

Help continue the momentum to end violence against women by inviting us to facilitate a MANifest Change Workshop at your school or community organization. Designed for young men aged 13-18, together we learn how to recognize violence against women when we see it, and practice how to respond safely.

Want to share your time and expertise to MANifest Change? Are you skilled in workshop facilitation, social media or community organizing? Contact Matt Schaaf at 613 237 1000 or men@octevaw-cocvff.ca