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URGENT ACTION APPEAL: SAVE THE LIFE OF MARY JANE VELOSO

24 April 2015 > V-Day

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Photo Credit: MigranteInternational.org Activists at Migrante , one of the One Billion Rising Philippines task force groups who advocate for Filipino migrant and domestic worker issues, has issued this URGENT appeal to the One Billion Rising networks to help save the live of Mary Jane Veloso. Following is their call to action, please…

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Update: All five Chinese feminist activists released on bail

22 April 2015 > V-Day

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One Billion Rising global activists around the world stood together in solidarity with our activist feminist sisters from China – Li Tingting, Zheng Churan, Wei Tingting, Wang Man and Wu Rongrung, who were arrested for their work to create awareness and education on violence against women and girls. The One…

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#ShutItDownA14 Statement By Eve Ensler

14 April 2015 > V-Day

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I am here today in outrage and sorrow. I am here to say no to the racist epidemic of police murders of black and brown women and men and children that continues despite massive protests and outcry. I am here to say we must escalate our efforts and our resistance…

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UPDATE: Global Activists Demand The Release Of Our Sisters In China

3 April 2015 > V-Day

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Photo: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Ref47cSyQWEQh154WKb8z__l05f2Uq0R-TIUYQTI-yk/viewform?c=0&w=1 One Billion Rising activists around the world continue to demand the release of our activist feminist sisters from China – Li Tingting, Zheng Churan, Wei Tingting, Wang Man and Wu Rongrung – who were arrested for their work to create awareness and education on violence against women and girls…

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ONE BILLION RISING REVOLUTION REPORT: Democratic Republic of Congo

25 March 2015 > V-Day

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Introduction This report seeks to explain the achievements of One Billion Rising Revolution of February 14, 2015. It justifies how Congolese can’t cease voicing their intolerance of violence through dance and drumming. It highlights how City of Joy residents, the staff, grassroots, activists in Bukavu and in Kinshasa and graduates…

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One Billion Rising Revolution Report: India Looking Back

25 March 2015 > V-Day

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“This night is ours. So empowering to be out in the night, to be able to walk without fear, and breathe without looking behind my back every two seconds!” -Participant in ‘Take Back the Night’, Delhi. One Billion Rising has stepped it up this year. More than 114 organizations ROSE…

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One Billion Rising Revolution Report: Zimbabwe’s Revolution for her Daughters by Nyasha Sengayi

20 March 2015 > V-Day

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Zimbabwe had four rising events Rising events on the 14th of February and one event for the International Women’s Day. Here is a snapshot of some of those events: Harare, Zimbabwe The national event was held in Chitungwiza with public performances of drumming and musical concert were held where a…

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One Billion Rising Revolution Report: ACTIVISTS DEMAND EQUAL RIGHTS FOR WOMEN By Myra Imran

20 March 2015 > V-Day

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Islamabad, Pakistan Human rights activists demanded implementation of equal rights for women as guaranteed by the constitutions of most countries.They were speaking at the culmination event of ‘One Billion Rising’ (OBR) campaign in Pakistan on Wednesday.  The event was organised by One Billion Rising committee that includes Rozan and Insaan Foundation…

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