Some things can wait till tomorrow. Standing up for women isn't one of them.

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Every day, millions of women walk miles just to get clean water. #Wakeup. Sign the @theIRC pledge and RT: bit.ly/xrEB3D

1,152 women are raped in the Democratic Republic of Congo EVERY day. #Wakeup & sign @theIRC pledge to spread the word: bit.ly/xrEB3D

Women do 66% of the world's work but own only 1% of its property. #Wakeup & sign the @theIRC pledge to raise awareness: bit.ly/xrEB3D

Millions of women confront daily threats to their safety, health, livelihoods & dignity. #Wakeup & stand with women! bit.ly/xrEB3D

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