On the 100th anniversary of the International Women’s Day, say NO to violence against women

On the 100th anniversary of the International Women’s Day, say NO to violence against women by joining the 2nd annual Women on the Bridges campaign.

On March 8, men and women around the world will unite on bridges near them, calling for peace, in solidarity with women in Afghanistan and elsewhere who are marginalized in their country’s peace processes. There are many ways that you can help!

•    Attend a Bridge Event near you
•    Can’t be there in person? Join us on the Virtual Bridge Event! Click on the map for an event that says hosted online.
•    Sign the Petition on Say NO urging foreign ministers around the world to promote women’s rights and participation in the peace process in Afghanistan.
•    Watch the Say NO Video of the Week and be counted!

And don’t forget to spread the word through your blogs, Facebook and Twitter using #Joinmeonthebridge!

The Women on the Bridge campaign started last year, with women uniting on a bridge bordering war ravaged Congo and Rwanda, calling for peace. Over 20,000 women and men joined them in solidarity on bridges across 4 continents. This year, we are standing on bridges for the women in Afghanistan, who are still being excluded from taking part in peace negotiations. The Say NO team spoke to Afghan activist Nadine Gross recently about why it is important for us to take action. Read more here!

Noemi Lardizabal-Dado is a Content Strategist with over 13 years experience in blogging, content management, citizen advocacy and media literacy and over 23 years in web development. Otherwise known as @MomBlogger on social media, she believes in making a difference in the lives of her children by advocating social change for social good.

She is a co-founder and a member of the editorial board of Blog Watch . She is a resource speaker on media literacy, social media , blogging, digital citizenship, good governance, transparency, parenting, women’s rights and wellness, and cyber safety.

Her personal blogs such as aboutmyrecovery.com (parenting) , pinoyfoodblog.com (recipes), techiegadgets.com (gadgets) and beautyoverfifty.net (lifestyle), benguetarabica.coffee keep her busy outside of Blog Watch.

Disclosure:

I am an advocate. I am NOT neutral. I will NOT give social media mileage to members of political clans, epal, a previous candidate for the same position and those I believe are a waste of taxpayers’ money.

I do not support or belong to any political party.

She was a Senior Consultant for ALL media engagements for the PCOO-led Committee on Media Affairs & Strategic Communications (CMASC) under the ASEAN 2017 National Organizing Council from January 4 -July 5, 2017. Having been an ASEAN advocate since 2011, she has written extensively about the benefits of the ASEAN community and as a region of opportunities on Blog Watch and aboutmyrecovery.com.

Organization affiliation includes Consortium on Democracy and Disinformation

Updated Juky 15, 2019

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