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Pledge to EndSexual Violence
As a male, I:
  • believe rape will not end until males become part of the solution
  • take pride in myself as a male
  • care about the females in my life
  • am angry that females I know have been hurt
  • understand that rape is a crime of violence against femalesí bodies, well-being and rights
  • recognize that males and females will not be equal until sexual violence ends
  • accept my responsibility to assist in making this a safer world.
As a female, I:
  • believe rape will not end until we all unite to create solutions
  • take pride in myself as a female
  • care about myself & others in my life
  • will hold the men in my life accountable for their behavior towards women and children
  • believe I have the right to make choices about my body
  • know that I will not be recognized and treated as equal until sexual violence ends
  • accept my responsibility to assist in making this a safer world.
I pledge to:

  • Express my anger about sexual violence
  • Interrupt rape jokes
  • Support laws that work towards the elimination of sexual violence
  • Listen to female friendsí fears and concerns for their safety
  • Pay attention to cries for help
  • Challenge images of violence against women in advertising, pornography, and other types of media
  • Empower women to be strong and powerful
  • Recognize that cooperation is power
  • Interrupt my friends if or when they engage in aggressive behavior
  • Support those working to end sexual violence.


Adapted from the California Anti-Sexist Men's Political Caucus and the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault
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