"Violence is never ever a choice, a man should make" - says Sir Patrick Steward, 72 year old British actor working to end violence against women. When a young woman attending Comicpalooza in Houston rose to thank actor Patrick Stewart for a 2009 speech he gave about domestic violence Stewart launched into an eloquent discussion. He spoke of the abuse his mother suffered at the hands of his father, and his work for 'Refuge' and A Million Men's Pledge to be proactively non-violent (my wording).
Things to know to address violence against women in India and the great opportunity for change in mass consciousness now.
"The principle of compassion lies at the heart of all religious, ethical and spiritual traditions, calling us always to treat all others as we wish to be treated ourselves."