History teaches us that unity is strength, and cautions us to overcome our differences in the quest for common goals, to strive, with all our combined strength…
– Haile Selassie
We’ve all heard that saying “We don’t live in a vacuum.” To liberate and empower our women, children and men, we must work collectively as women, children and men to actualize our efforts and see the changes we are working towards. Often, men are left out of the equation of women’s liberation and the conversations around feminism. Here is one man that actively participates in the fight for gender equality and the end to violence against women.
“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.”
Click here to watch the video on TED.com