The United Nations Foundation is to support the “Say NO to Violence against Women” campaign by the UN Development Fund for Women, UNIFEM by donate $1 for each of the first 100,000 signatures to the online campaign. The donations will be passed to the UNIFEM-managed UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women.
The “Say No to Violence against Women” campaign was launched on 26 November 2007. So far more than 18,000 people worldwide have signed the call that urges an end to violence against women and encourages support for the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women.
UNIFEM Goodwill Ambassador Nicole Kidman welcomed the UN Foundation’s support. “Thanks to this fantastic challenge grant, every signature will bolster our cause to make ending violence against women worldwide a top priority”, she said.
The United Nations Foundation, a charity, was created in 1998 with entrepreneur Ted Turner’s $1 billion gift to support UN causes and activities. The UN Foundation builds and implements public-private partnerships “to address the world’s most pressing problems” and also works to broaden support for the UN through advocacy and public outreach.
Click here: www.saynotoviolence.org ; then add your name & email. That’s all you need to do.
It’ll only take a minute, but might make a world of difference.