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Easy Steps to Influence Policy that Supports Women and Girls

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Advocacy most commonly involves direct communication with elected officials, whether through calls, in-person meetings, or the ballot box, however advocacy can also take the form of written comments to federal agencies that are led by presidential appointees. While often dismissed, participating in the notice and comment period for rulemaking, is integral since it is the only direct way to impact agency regulations and laws.

As a leading organization working to end gender-based violence, JWI strongly believes that civic participation and community engagement are imperative to ensure that women and girls live in a world free from violence and discrimination.

If you have any questions contact Dorian Karp at [email protected]