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Amnesty uses Facebook to highlight domestic violence

1 in 10 campaign uses tweets and Facebook updates

Human rights organisation Amnesty International is harnessing the power of popular social networks such as Facebook and Twitter in a campaign about domestic violence.

Amnesty International aims to raise awareness of the prevalence of domestic violence and the inadequate provision of social service for those who have been affected. The 1:10 campaign asks supporters to update their Facebook, Twitter or other social networking status at 1.10pm today to detail the campaign message that:

"Each year, 1 in 10 women in Britain experience rape or other violence http://www.oneten.org.uk"

Supporters are also being asked to change their avatar or profile picture to that of the campaign logo or that of Amnesty International.

Details of the Amnesty One in Ten campaign here.

Amnesty One in 10 campaign


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