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United to end the violence against women
. Ban Ki-moon
"Break the silence. When you witness violence against women and girls, do not sit back. Act."
Ban Ki-moon, former Secretary-General

Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon
Men must teach each other that real men do not violate or oppress women – and that a woman’s place is not just in the home or the field, but in schools and offices and boardrooms.


Network of Men Leaders

Members of the Secretary-General’s Network of Men Leaders

Saša Ostojić

Gary Barker

Saša Ostojić is the coordinator of the Young Man Initiative for preventing gender-based violence in the North-West Balkans. He is also studying graphic design in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The focus of Mr. Ostojić's work with the Young Man Initiative has been to develop the visual identity for the organization's social engagement campaigns. He is the author of several videos aimed at promoting non-violence and equality, including the documentary "My Story," a film about social inclusion of Roma. Additionally, he has led numerous workshops, camps, and seminars for young people.

Thoughout his career, Mr. Ostojić has been advocating for non-violent communication. In his country and abroad, he has also supported the fight against drug and alcohol abuse.