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The voice of a campaign to raise the voice of women in the media to end violence against women


«Because women all over the world deserve the opportunity to feel safe and secure», those entry was up post on the social networking site «Twitter», Thursday, during the «Hashtaj» campaign «on voice», which he launched activists in Egypt and in conjunction with the launch in a number of countries in the world, to raise the voice of women in the media to end the violence against them in different states.

In conjunction with the festival of love, launched several invitations on Internet networks to raise the voice of women in the media, where adopted network «Internews media» of the Organization for «USAID» (Partnership Egyptian-American for Prosperity), through its launch of the website «One billion raising» which calls to raise the voices of women through writing on the Internet or express themselves through radio and television.

Call began in the United States of America, with the support of playwright and activist «Ensler, to raise awareness and claim up to violence against women and girls and during Valentine's Day February 14, 2013.

The statistics Global Media Monitoring Project, in 2010, that only 13% of the stories provided by the media interested in women, and interviews conducted by journalists with experts be 80% in favor of experts men versus 20% of females.

The press stories that offer females are more vulnerable to challenge than those offered by male journalists.

The British Prime Minister participated, David Cameron, in blogging to end violence against women «Alhastaj» appropriated by the campaign, saying: «I am proud to add my voice to all these voices against violence against women and girls.

While another without: «On this day, please maintain the dignity of every woman and every girl is your mother, your daughter, your sister, your wife, your colleague.

One activist commented: «Valentine's Day which marks the International Day for the Elimination of violence and harassment against women, I dance and support the revolution to eliminate violence in the Valentine's Day.

While other activists opinion that «violence weakness; especially towards women because they Imad family and nanny how generations used against any kind of violence, the voice and the words together against violence against women.


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