“…one drop of water helps to swell the ocean; a spark of fire gives light to the world.” Hannah More

This wonderful quote summarizes the entire philosophy of The Pixel Project. We are all about the small gesture.

Luckily, technology is on our side in these efforts. With the power of Web 2.0, it is possible for people from all over the world to make their small gestures count. Combined together, all of these individual actions will have a big impact on the lives of women.

So, what small gesture can you make? We’ve given you a few suggestions here, all based on the idea of raising awareness. Even if you have only a few minutes to spare, you can help spread the word about the Pixel Project. In doing so, you will help keep the discussion about Violence Against Women going and will further our efforts to combat it.

Let’s end Violence Against Women. Together.


1. Add Your Video to Our “Wall of Support” campaign

We launched our “Wall of Support” on International Women’s Day 2010 (8 March 2010) and have gathered an impressive gallery of supporters. Men and women have added their voices to the global chorus calling for an end to Violence Against Women.

You can add your voice too. All you need is 10 minutes and a webcam!

For FAQs, guidelines and a starter script, please go here.

2. Add A Twibbon To Your Avatar

Twitter-ers, show your support for the Pixel Project! Our signature purple and white ribbon is now available as a twibbon. Join the 118 supporters who have recently added the Pixel Project twibbon to their Twitter profile picture. Go to http://twibbon.com/join/The-Pixel-Project to learn more.

You can also add the twibbon to your Facebook profile picture. Follow the instructions at twibbon.com to learn how.

3. Become a Fan of the Pixel Project on Facebook

The Pixel Project now has over 1,200 fans on Facebook. Are you among them? If not, visit us on Facebook and become a fan. While you’re at it, suggest us to your friends.

4. Read and share our e-News Digest

The Pixel Project e-News Digest provides links to recent news about all types of violence against women. We post the digest twice a month, right here on our blog.

Once you have read the digest, we invite you to share it. Just hover your mouse over the Share This Post button at the bottom of the post, then click the applicable icon—Facebook, Twitter, Digg, StumbleUpon and more are available.

5. Retweet for Us

If you are not already following us on Twitter, you can start here.

All Twitter users can help us raise awareness by retweeting the tweets posted by our Twitter team. You don’t have to RT everything—even a few retweets a day will be a big help.

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