Tell Congress to Help Stop Violence Against Women
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Tell Congress to Help Stop Violence Against Women

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      United Nations Foundation

One of every three women in the world faces violence, coercion, or abuse as part of her everyday life -- and more than 70% of women will experience violence in their lifetime.

From physical and sexual abuse, to sex trafficking, to honor killings, women across the world are subject to coercion and violence in their day-to-day lives -- and it is time for the United States to take a stand.

By prioritizing ending violence against women, the U.S. could send a powerful message to hundreds of millions of women worldwide that our respect for their safety and the value of their lives is something worth standing up for. 

Sign this petition and tell your members of Congress to prioritize preventing rape and violence in conflict zones, stopping sex trafficking, and helping survivors of physical and sexual abuse recover.

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