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Visit some sites to read more:

  • Reproductive Health Response in Conflict Consortium
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  • RAISE Initiative: Reproductive Health Access, Information and Services in Emergencies
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  • RH Reality Check (visit our Reader’s Diary! RHRefugee)
    link

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Share our cause and our vision with a friend or neighbor.

Write an Op-Ed or Letter to the Editor:

Writing an article or letter to your local paper can be the best way to raise an issue with your community.

Organize An Event:

Presentations

Presentations are a useful way of introducing the topic of reproductive health in areas affected by crisis, especially to an audience that may not have previous knowledge in these subjects. Presentations can lay the foundation for awareness and future action.

Film Screenings

Movie showings are an informative and engaging way of raising awareness in your community. By selling refreshments at the movie screening, you can also turn the event into a fundraiser (do not charge admission for the actual film, as that violates copyright and screening laws).

Some appropriate films on the topic of reproductive health in crisis areas include:

  • The Greatest Silence: Rape in the Congo (2007, 72 min.) www.thegreatestsilence.org
  • Dead Mums Don’t Cry (2005, 49 min.)See a clip here.
  • Our Bodies…Their Battleground: Gender-Based Violence during Conflict, a UN Integrated Regional Information Network (IRIN) film (2004; 19 min.)

Invite a Guest Speaker

Hosting a guest speaker is a great way to learn more about the topic from someone who works in the field and has first-hand experience in dealing with this issue. Guest speakers provide a more in-depth and personal approach to raising awareness about reproductive health in crisis areas.

Some ideas for guest speakers you can host in your community:

  • Local college professors
  • Expert from an international organization

See some Creative Ideas for Students

photo of women waiting and laughing in uganda

John Donnelly
Pregnant women wait outside a health care facility to receive care in Uganda.

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