The International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict Launches with a Week of Action May 6-13

We are excited to share news with you about the launch of the first ever global collaboration between Nobel Peace Laureates, international advocacy organizations, and groups working at the regional and community levels in conflict areas.

Organizations and individuals have worked tirelessly to amplify the voices of survivors and stop rape. The International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict unites us into a powerful and coordinated effort for change.

Please join us online during our Week of Action May 6-13.
Connect to the Campaign and members around the world by sharing your personal #IPLEDGE of the action your organization or what you as an individual commit to undertake within your community in support of the Campaign. If you can, take a photo of your #IPLEDGE and share it with us.

Needing inspiration for your #IPLEDGE ? Check out what others around the world are pledging to do! And don't forget to tell your MP about your pledge.

TWITTER

Use the hashtag #IPLEDGE to connect with members and encourage others to join the Campaign! Make sure to include @stoprapecmpgn in your Tweet!

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

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

FACEBOOK

Post the pledge, and photo of your pledge, to the StopRape in Conflict wall:
On the Campaign Facebook page choose "Upload photo or video," find your file, add #IPLEDGE & your country in the text, and share!

Sample:
#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! http://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! http://bit.ly/IPLEDGE

FLICKR

-    Make sure you have a Flickr account
-    Find the Stop Rape in Conflict IPLEDGE "Group" and join!
-    You first need to add the photos to your account and then the Campaign group – click “Upload” and add your files to your account
-    Make sure to label your photos #IPLEDGE and your country
-    Add the tag “IPLEDGE” and upload the photo to your photostream
-    Add photos to the Stop Rape in Conflict #IPLEDGE Group – by selecting “Your groups” from the dropdown menu and selecting the photos you wish to add

CLICK HERE TO BE INSPIRED BY WHAT OTHERS ARE PLEDGING TO DO!

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