Vision and governance
The battle against violence is against all forms of violence. One Voice fights violence wherever it develops, whoever the victim. It fights for all sentient beings, for the recognition of the non-human person and addressing the "link" between animal abuse and human violence.
One Voice, created by Muriel Arnal in 1995, was established under the French Act of 1908 (Associations law). Acting in France and worldwide, it battles for the respect of life in all of its forms, exposing animal exploitation and its associated ethical, environmental and health consequences. It campaigns by lobbying and by creating awareness, supported in particular by the investigative work conducted by its researchers and by expert reports. It works with international NGO's, sanctuaries and refuges everywhere in the world where its action is needed.
Gandhi demonstrated that non-violence is not just a utopian ideal. It is a wise path of political action capable of meeting the challenge of our time. One Voice has taken on this challenge, which embraces the need to show respect for all beings, the only way to truly tackle cruelty.
'One Voice' refers to human and non-human animals as one population, the voice of the planet. It reflects a coming together of the causes cherished by Théodore Monod, the sponsor of the association. Defending the rights of human and non-human animals, respect for life is central to its cause, advocating non-violence to denounce cruelty. There is only one voice, that of all living beings, it can't be separated by species. One voice. One fight…
The tiger, itself in danger of extinction, symbolises the wild soul of our planet, and it's much needed "rewilding". Nature must rediscover its place, the balance will not be returned without the emergence of ethical ways of life which respect all beings. The tiger is an emblematic figure of this noble fight, with its qualities of strength, intelligence, vigilance, courage, zeal and valour.