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Offer: 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence --- 2010 'Take Action Kit' now available (eng, fr, & esp)

Hello everyone,

The Center for Women's Global Leadership (CWGL) recently published the 2010 'Take Action Kit' for the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign. In case you are not already familiar, the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence is an international campaign sponsored by CWGL. The campaign spans from November 25th (International Day Against Violence Against Women) to December 10th (International Human Rights Day) in order to symbolically link violence against women and human rights and to emphasize that such violence is a violation of human rights. Since 1991, over 2,000 organizations in approximately 156 countries have participated in the 16 Days Campaign.

The theme for this year's campaign is: "Structures of Violence: Defining the Intersections of Militarism and Violence Against Women.”

To learn more and to download the Take Action Kit(available in English, Spanish, and French*), please visit: http://www.cwgl.rutgers.edu/16days/kit10/kit.html! The kit is a great resource and includes:
---the 2010 campaign theme announcement, campaign profile, and a description of key dates
---a guide to planning your campaign
---a funding sources document
---a list of participating organizations and countries
---a bibliography and resource list
---supplemental information relevant to gender violence and militarism
---& more!

Please take a look at the Global Call to Action included in the kit. CWGL is encouraging all campaign participants to plan a peace vigil or peace march for Monday, November 29th in a show of visible, global solidarity against militarism & violence against women. Instructions for planning a peace vigil or march are also included in the kit. If you would like a free copy of the Take Action Kit mailed to you, please write to CWGL at 16days@cwgl.rutgers.edu and provide your mailing address and preferred language (English, Spanish, or French) White bandannas and promotional posters available for the Global Day of Action-- you can write to CWGL to request these as well!

Peace,
Ashley

*Additional translations: If you are interested in volunteering to translate any of the Take Action Kit documents into another language, please contact CWGL at 16Days@cwgl.rutgers.edu

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