Now is the time to end violence against women.

On March 8, with launch events worldwide, Breakthrough took Ring the Bell (Bell Bajao) global.

One million men. One million promises calls on men worldwide to promise to take concrete action to end violence against women.


Men and women together have responded with outrage to recent dramatic acts of violence from Delhi to Cairo to Steubenville. We know that effective laws, courts, and cops are essential -- but they are not enough. We need individual and community action to challenge the habits and norms that perpetuate violence.

Men, their allies, and their actions, can create that global tipping point, today

Together with our partners in South Africa, Brazil, Sweden, and more, we will secure one million promises to help do just that.

WATCH the leading and celebrity men who have already vowed to take action.

With men as leaders and partners, we can build a world in which women are safe -- and in which all of us live freely, fully, and without fear. 


Together we can build a safer world.

Global launch event in New York City featuring Sir Patrick Stewart:

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In the context of this campaign, "man" (and "men") should be understood to include anyone who identifies as such, including transgender men. Also, women and people of any gender identity are encouraged and welcome to join this cause and offer a Ring the Bell promise to help end violence.  

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