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United to end the violence against women
. Ban Ki-moon
"Break the silence. When you witness violence against women and girls, do not sit back. Act."
Ban Ki-moon, former Secretary-General

Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon
Men must teach each other that real men do not violate or oppress women – and that a woman’s place is not just in the home or the field, but in schools and offices and boardrooms.


Network of Men Leaders

Members of the Secretary-General’s Network of Men Leaders

Nur Hasyim

Hector Abad Faciolince

Nur Hasyim is the founder and head of "Aliansi Laki-Laki Baru" (New Men Alliance) in Indonesia, a national network pro-feminist men movement. He has been working on the issue of gender-based violence for 13 years.

In 2005, his concern for engaging men to prevent gender-based violence got him a scholarship from the Asian Scholarship Foundation for a fellowship program in Mumbai, India. During the fellowship Mr. Hasyim worked closely with the Indian NGO "Men Against Violence and Abuse" (MAVA), and participated in many of the organization's events.

In 2007, Mr. Hasyim researched Javanese men’s views on masculinity and domestic violence. Later that year, with the NGO "Rifka Annisa", he started a counselling program for abusive husbands, and a men’s program unit for engaging men and boys in ending violence against women.

Mr. Hasyim also hosted a weekly interactive radio talk show called “Gentlemen Hotline.” He has also written regular columns on men, masculinity and violence in a local newspaper in Yogyakarta.