[NWI] Announcing the Launch of the International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict!

The International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict has Launched!

We at Nobel Women’s Initiative are excited to share news with you about yesterday’s launch of theInternational Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict with a Week of Action May 6-13.

Organizations and individuals have worked tirelessly to amplify the voices of survivors and stop rape. Along with 25 Advisory Committee members and organizations, we are uniting into a powerful and coordinated effort for change. The Campaign is the first ever global collaboration between Nobel Peace Laureates, international advocacy organizations, and groups working at the regional and community levels in conflict areas.

Please join now by signing up online — www.stoprapeinconflict.org.

Together, we will demand urgent and bold political leadership to prevent rape in conflict, to protectcivilians and rape survivors, and call for justice for all—including effective prosecution of those responsible.

We have events in countries throughout the world including Congo, Kenya, Burma, and Colombia. Please pledge your support for the Campaign now.

Make sure to connect with us online during the Week of Action — May 6-13!

Use the hashtag #IPLEDGE to show your support and share the action your will take for the Campaign within your own community!

Sample Tweets:

#IPLEDGE to demand leaders prevent rape in conflict, protect civilians, prosecute perpetrators. Join @stoprapecmpgn – bit.ly/IPLEDGE

Today rape will be used as a weapon in conflict against women and men. #IPLEDGE to join the Intl @stoprapecmpgn – bit.ly/IPLEDGE
Sample Facebook Posts:

#IPLEDGE to demand bold political leadership to prevent rape in conflict, to protect civilians and rape survivors, and call for justice for all – including effective prosecution of those responsible. Take the Pledge and join the International Campaign that unites us to Stop Rape in Conflict!bit.ly/IPLEDGE

As you sit at your computer, rape will be used as a weapon in conflicts around the world – against women and men. #IPLEDGE to be part of the effort that will change this reality. Take the Pledge and join the International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict! bit.ly/IPLEDGE

 


Make sure to check out our exciting new website www.stoprapeinconflict.org !

See you online!

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