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Byline: Geoff Tooth
On Friday, November 25, I wore a white ribbon in support of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. So did my boss, Australia's Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd. So did Australian men from all walks of life. In doing so, we joined the world's largest movement of men working to end men's violence against women.
We joined men across the globe, seeking to raise awareness of gender-based violence and its profound effects and implications on women and children. But this is just the start. All of us - men and women, governments and civil society - must realise that this is not something we need think about on just one day of the year; or just over the 16 days of activism set aside …