The police arrive more quickly in the US if the call-out involves a man who has been subjected to violence by another man than if the victim is a woman in a partner relationship.
About us

Unizon is a national association of over 130 women’s shelters, young women’s empowerment centres and other organisations working to prevent and put a stop to men’s violence against women. The association is not affiliated to any political party or religion. Unizon's vision is a gender equal society free from violence.

Karin Alfredsson has written articles, debate books and novels on the subject of violence against women all her life, many from an international perspective. 

Karin's reflections


Linda Forsell
has had an exhibition on the subject of sex and gender which has been shown all over Sweden. She has travelled and worked around the world, including in Israel/Palestine, Georgia and East Africa. 

Linda's reflections

Kerstin Weigl has been awarded a prize for investigative journalism for a unique study of all the women who have died in Sweden as a result of violence in close relationships during the 2000s. The investigation was undertaken together with Kristina Edblom, for the Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet.

Kerstin's refelctions