Social Media Toolkit

Help us spread the word that women are our best hope for peace and share our campaign in your social media networks. Here’s how!

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Video

Share our campaign video on Facebook or Twitter

In less than a minute, our campaign video explains why women are key to building peace in the world today.

You download the video here: Download Video and share the video using this link https://youtu.be/oXuDHTHCxHA

Sample Facebook message:

Did you know that women represented only 9% of negotiators in major peace negotiations? This has to change if we want world peace! Learn more with this video. #womenbuildingpeace @devpeace https://youtu.be/oXuDHTHCxHA

Sample Twitter message:

Women are our best hope for peace in the world today! Find out why! #womenbuildingpeace @devpeace https://youtu.be/oXuDHTHCxHA

Find out why supporting women is supporting peace! #womenbuildingpeace @devpeace https://youtu.be/oXuDHTHCxHA

Online Petition

We are calling on the Canadian government to increase the budget for overseas development aid to ensure that it can invest sufficiently in women’s grassroots organizations working for peace in their countries. After signing the petition, please share it on Facebook and Twitter.

You can use this link: https://www.devp.org/act and this image:

Sample Facebook message:

When women are involved in peace negotiations, the resulting agreements are 35% more likely to succeed. If we want world peace we need to women to be involved. Join me in calling on the Cdn gvnt to support women peacebuilders in war-torn countries. Sign this petition and share! @devpeace #womenbuildingpeace

Sample Twitter message:

Want world peace? Ask @CanadianPM @CanadaDev to support women peacebuilders. @devpeace #womenbuildingpeace www.devp.org/act

Take part in our social media action

On September 21st, International Peace Day, we will be launching a social media action, where you can show your support for our campaign.

Just follow these simple steps:

  1. Download and print our campaign poster:
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  2. Take a photo of yourself with our poster and making a peace sign ->
  3. Post the picture on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and tag 5 friends, challenging them to do the same.
  4. Invite people to sign our online petition at www.devp.org/act
  5. Tag Prime Minister Trudeau, (@JustinTrudeau or @CanadianPM), the Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, Marie-Claude Bibeau (@mclaudebibeau or @CanadaDev), or your MP.
  6. Make a photobooth at an event where people can take their photo with our poster and post it right away on Facebook or Twitter!

Sample Facebook message:

On #peaceday, I’m supporting women and peace in the world, and I want my gvnt to do the same. Don’t you want to do the same (5 friends) and (@JustinTrudeau or @CanadianPM or mclaudebibeau or @CanadaDev). Sign the petition www.devp.org/act and post your own photo! #womenbuildingpeace @devpeace

Sample Twitter message:

I support women and peace! Show your support with a photo and signing this petition (5 friends) and (@JustinTrudeau or @CanadianPM or mclaudebibeau or @CanadaDev) #womenbuildingpeace #peaceday @devpeace

And stay tuned for #peacethursdays!

This fall, every Thursday, we will be posting about women and peace on our social media channels. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram at @devpeace. Share our content or post your own and make sure to tag us and to use #peacethursdays!