Our Mission & Values

We envision a world where every woman and girl everywhere can realize her human right to a life free from violence.

In the face of the global culture of impunity on violence against women, the Every Woman Treaty mainstreams the right to a life free from violence for every woman and girl, everywhere. We work to eliminate this violence worldwide by mobilizing a global movement and advancing a treaty to prevent violence against women and girls.

1. We believe every woman and girl has a right to a life free from violence.
2. We believe massive gaps in the global implementation and legal framework on violence against women must be addressed.
3. We believe a global treaty on violence against women and girls will be a substantial step forward in protecting women and girls from violence.
4. We believe effective policy grows from real-world expertise of human rights practitioners and survivors.
5. We believe campaigns must be participatory to maximize impact, engaging a diverse community in the effort to end violence against women and girls.
6. We believe men and boys must play a critical leadership role in ending violence against women and girls.
7. We believe in a foundation of rigorous research and policy analysis.
8. We believe success is founded on respect, professionalism, listening, hard work, creativity, honesty, and relentlessness.