How To Take Action


Below is a list of concrete examples of individuals and communities challenging gender-based violence from MenChallenging members and other folks, including original in-depth Case Studies of actions taken by MenChallenging member and others - your very own How-To Guides!

Case Studies


Actions We Love

Stop Telling Women To Smile by Tatyana Fazlalizadeh


Stop Telling Women to Smile is an art series by Tatyana Fazlalizadeh. The work attempts to address gender based street harassment by placing drawn portraits of women, composed with captions that speak directly to offenders, outside in public spaces.


"The G Word" - On-line project with people sharing experiences with gender norms and gender violence

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Justin Baldoni wants to start a dialogue with men about redefining masculinity -- to figure out ways to be not just good men but good humans. In a warm, personal talk, he shares his effort to reconcile who he is with who the world tells him a man should be.
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At TEDWomen, Tony Porter makes a call to men everywhere: Don't "act like a man." Telling powerful stories from his own life, he shows how this mentality, drummed into so many men and boys, can lead men to disrespect, mistreat and abuse women and each other. His solution: Break free of the "man box."