OPIN-2021-0197 Ending Male Violence Against Women (e) Member declared an interest Tabled on 15/03/2021

This Senedd:

a) recognises that women regularly experience harassment, abuse, violence and sexual violence;

b) notes the term women includes all those who identify as such;

c) recognises that men need to change their behaviour to tackle this abuse;

d) encourages men to take the White Ribbon promise and challenge misogyny and hostility towards women amongst their peers;

e) regrets the actions of the Metropolitan Police in policing a peaceful vigil in Clapham for Sarah Everard;

f) believes such policing could undermine women’s confidence to report incidents;

g) Calls on the Welsh Government to encourage individuals and institutions, including the Police, to sign the White Ribbon promise.