Genital Integrity Awareness Week
March 29th - April 4th, 2006

There are many ways to raise awareness for this issue.  Here are a few that people have used, or plan to use. Use any you feel works for you or your group. Or perhaps these will inspire you to create other ways to get people thinking and talking about Genital Integrity.
  1. Broadcast the NOCIRC public service announcement on cable television
  2. Invite people to a discussion lunch, coffee, or tea
  3. Mail postcards of your design or placards you have seen
  4. Mail postcards to expectant parents, find birth announcements in your newspaper
  5. Take reprints of important articles to doctors and legislators
  6. Donate books on genital integrity to your libary, mark them 'for permanent collection'
  7. Participate in a march or demonstration
  8. Recruit celebrities and VIPs to speak on the subject
  9. Sponsor some activity, such as a dance, to raise awareness and raise funds
  10. Offer to speak on a genital integrity subject at a church or local civic group
  11. Demonstrate in front of a hospital or clinic
  12. Write a letter, better yet, write a dozen letters to editors SAMPLE
  13. Place an ad in a childbirth magazine
  14. Table at a college
  15. Poster university campuses and publice bulletin boards
  16. Speak on talk-radio shows or NPR
  17. Talk with your legislator about the issue
  18. Put a bumper sticker on your car
  19. Drop off pamphlets and brochures at public information locations and civic centers
  20. Write a letter to local family physicians, obstetricians, and pediatricians, and include some pamphlets SAMPLE
  21. Sponsor a billboard
  22. Balloon release
  23. Handout bumperstickers and buttons to teens
  24. Sponsor a bus tour, carvan, walk, run, or bicycle event
  25. Donate blood in trust for genital mutilatlion victims
  26. Write an op/ed article for a newspaper
  27. Chalk sidewalks with genital integrity messages and slogans
  28. Write and sing songs about genital integrity
  29. Use humor to raise awareness, tell jokes
  30. Write a play about genital integrity
  31. Speak at gender studies classrooms on genital integrity
  32. Rent an advertising medium like a park bench, bus, etc.
  33. Show a genital integrity film at the library or civic theatre
  34. Put genital integrity messages on your checks, envelopes, custom stamps, etc.
  35. Contact, speak to, and coordinate with like-minded groups
  36. Talk at a library

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