What you can do
As a community, we must come together in new ways to end gender-based violence. Here are some ways YOU can help:
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Be an advocate
Stand Up and Speak Out against gender-based violence. Be an advocate for women, and be more than a bystander. Through education, awareness and resources, we can end gender-based violence together.
MentorAction has various programs to get everyone involved in ending gender-based violence. Through our Steel City Ally program, Community Leader Program, and other opportunities, our volunteers learn the skills to be a role model in the community and lead by example.
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