YES We Can - Say NO to Violence Against Women

There are less than 3 weeks to go before UNIFEM (United Nations Development Fund for Women) will hand over all signatures to the Say NO to Violence Against Women campaign to UN Secretary - General Ban Ki-moon. So far, more than 500,000 people have added their names. This is an enormous show of support, yet we are still aiming for 1 million signatures.

Today, we would like to ask you to spread the word further and encourage 3 friends to sign up. Ask them to join an ever growing movement of people who demand that violence against women be a top priority for governments around the world at:

Let your voices be heard - only then can we begin the dialogue of safety for all women.

**Angie M. Tarighi is the CEO/Founder of Women's Self-Defense Institute and providing self defense training, education awareness & personal protection products empowering women to fight back against crime.