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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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One Billion Rising Revolution Report: Let the Women Speak By Dianne Madray

20 March 2015 > V-Day

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THE WOMEN HAVE SPOKEN Guyana’s Rising was EXPLOSIVE. The Revolution theme created an energy that no one expected. The theme “Let the Women Speak~The Revolution Unveiled” truly sent ripples across Guyana and created a platform for women to speak openly, loudly, freely without shame. The transformation began giving our women…

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Dear Governor Cuomo: Women Leaders Are Hungry for Paid Leave

16 March 2015 > V-Day

As President Obama noted in his State of the Union address, the U.S. is “the only advanced country on Earth that doesn’t guarantee paid sick leave or paid maternity leave to our workers.” In fact, only one other nation – Papua New Guinea – stands with us on this particularly…

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Unite and Fight for Jobs, Wages and Land: A call to grassroots women 20 years after the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action

16 March 2015 > V-Day

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JOIN GABRIELA for a Women’s Action in NYC! When:Tues, March 17th, 12:30PM EST Where: Entrance of the United Nations (UN) @West 45th St. and 1st Ave, NYC Twenty years since the Beijing Declaration and Platform of Action was adapted by the Fourth World Conference on Women in 1995 and the…

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ONE BILLION RISING ACTIVISTS AROUND THE WORLD DEMAND THE RELEASE OF ACTIVISTS FROM CHINA

16 March 2015 > V-Day

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One Billion Rising activists from all over the world condemn the detaining of our five young activist feminist sisters from China, who were arrested right before the International Women’s Day 2015. The women were planning actions for their campaign to end sexual harassment on buses. This year marks the 20th…

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RISING on International Women’s Day

7 March 2015 > V-Day

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Sunday, 8 March marks International Women’s Day and activist around the world are celebrating and RISING! One Billion Rising: Revolution continues to escalate, growing out of 14 February, through 8 March all the way until 1 May, International Workers Day. This week major events are happening in Bangladesh, Guyana, India,…

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