Attiya Khan

I Asked My Abuser to Talk on Film. He Said Yes

I am making a documentary called A Better Man that is based on a conversation I had with an ex-partner who physically abused me over 20 years ago. We lived together when we were teenagers. Since I escaped that relationship, I have been an advocate for women who have experienced domestic violence. I asked the man who hurt me every day for two years to discuss the abuse while being filmed. He said yes. If we truly want to end violence against women, we need new solutions. My personal experience, my professional life, and my heart tell me that empowering men to change must be part of the picture. Let's step up and make it happen.

Every Man Needs To Watch This

Masks off. That's the message Victoria, B.C. poet Jeremy Loveday has for men everywhere: take off the masks you're hiding behind and start talking openly about gender violence. A YouTube video titled...

Violence Against Women: It's a Men's Issue

Violence against women is not solely a women's issue. Men play a key role in the solution to violence against women. The involvement of men is crucial to ending violence against women, yet it is not an easy task. Making ALL voices heard -- including those of men -- in the fight to end violence against women is a critical place to start.

The Causes Championed By Jack Layton

It's been one year since Jack Layton passed away, and still the man's values and compassion resonate with Canadians across the country. The lifelong politician was a man well known for promoting the...