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Take Action - THERE IS A LOT WE CAN DO TO STOP THE USE OF RAPE AS A WEAPON OF WAR

SPREAD THE CROSSED ARM SYMBOL

Explain the issue and the crossed-arm gesture to your friends, classmates, and colleagues. Take a photograph of yourself displaying the X gesture and share it on your social media with the hashtag #stoprapenow

MOBILIZE MEDIA

Tell your local media – radio, newspaper, magazines and television – to raise the profile of sexual violence in conflict. Write a letter to the editor, discuss the subject on your blog – help break the silence!

HOST AN EVENT

Educate yourself and others by hosting an event on sexual violence in conflict. Use different sources of media, such as film, news articles, theater, and music, to communicate to your audience. For films on sexual violence in conflict, visit:

SEND A LETTER

Download this letter asking your elected official to increase efforts to address sexual violence in conflict. - Download letter in WORD format

To find contact information for your elected official, visit:

- Inter-Parliamentary Union's PARLINE database

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