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White Ribbon governance


All women live in safety free from all forms of men’s violence.


Making women’s safety a man’s issue too.


To encourage and enable men to take a leadership role in ending men’s violence against women.

Strategic Priorities

  1. Primarily engage men’s leadership in the White Ribbon Campaign.
  2. Continue to grow a strong and sustainable organisation.  

Download: White Ribbon Revised Strategic Framework 2012 - 2015 (PDF 2.1 mb)

White Ribbon Australia

White Ribbon Australia is a registered company under the Corporations Act 2001. White Ribbon Australia’s Board ensures compliance with the organisation’s vision, mission and objectives, and guides the development, execution and modification of the organisation’s strategy.

The members of the White Ribbon Board are independent Non-Executive Directors who volunteer their time and skills to the organisation, particularly in regards to corporate stewardship. The Board’s work is supported by subcommittees in the areas of Risk Management, Procurement and Human Resources, Research and Policy, and Audit and Risk.

White Ribbon Australia's national office is situated in Sydney, with staff also located in Melbourne and Canberra. White Ribbon Committees are supported in the States and Territories.

Primary sources of funding are government grants, philanthropic trusts, corporate partnerships, White Ribbon merchandise sales, and national and community-based fundraising events.

White Ribbon Campaign Internationally

White Ribbon Australia is just one of many international Campaigns for White Ribbon Day, 25 November. While each Campaign is run independently and there is no official global structure, the global Campaigns work to the same goal; to prevent violence against women by empowering men as positive role models. Please see the link below for more details of the White Ribbon Campaign internationally.


Please be advised that all materials on this website - including resources, images and merchandise - are copyrighted to White Ribbon Australia unless otherwise stated.