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Guyana’s Revolutionary Transformation: Ignite the Fire Within

29 October 2014 > V-Day

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ONE BILLION RISING REVOLUTION LAUNCHES IN GUYANA SEPTEMBER 28 & 29th Eve Ensler traveled to Guyana, upon the invitation of OBR Caribbean, as part of her recent One Billion Rising tour to be part of the launch of OBR Guyana: “Guyana’s Revolutionary Transformation: Ignite the Fire Within”. The two day…

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ONE BILLION RISING REVOLUTION SOUTH ASIA – LAUNCHES IN KATHMANDU, NEPAL

27 October 2014 > V-Day

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SEPTEMBER 28TH South Asia, through the Sangat network led by One Billion Rising coordinators Kamla Bhasin (OBR South Asia), Abha Bhaiya (OBR India) and Khushi Kabir (OBR Bangladesh) – recently launched ONE BILLION RISING REVOLUTION South Asia in Kathmandu, Nepal last September 28th. One Billion Rising South Asia’s Rise for…

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Girls leading the way by Colani Hlatjwako

24 October 2014 > V-Day

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Building towards 14 Feb 2015, One Billion Rising Swaziland is on a mission to build girls clubs all over Swaziland in the grassroots areas as part of One Billion Rising Revolution. This article, by  Swaziland Coordinator Colani Hlatjwako,  on one of the clubs that has been formed, was featured in the Swazi Observer. These…

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Rise For Revolution 2015 launches in Guadalajara, Mexico

24 October 2014 > V-Day

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This just in from the launch of Rise for Revolution 2015 in Guadalajara, Mexico  on 18 Oct, 2014 where over 3,000 people gathered to RISE and DANCE! “The women were dancing, letting go their pains. We anounced that next year we will be dancing at Teotihuacán Pyramids and everybody started cheering….

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Rising students for One Billion Rising Revolution 2015 by Jagori Grameen

20 October 2014 > V-Day

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Palampur, India A rally was organized to make the community aware on selective sex abortion. 700 students from 3 colleges and one school participated in the event to raise their voiced to eliminate gender discrimination in the society. Youth Rising for Revolution!

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Dance for Revolution: Kolkata Sanved and One Billion Rising Kolkata, India By Sohini Chakraborty

19 October 2014 > V-Day

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Freedom from violence…. In a world where violence has systematically robbed individuals of the freedom to live and breathe freely in their bodies, the importance of dance has become more pressing than ever before. From the beginning of time, movement has communicated joy, pain, community, and love. Dance is and…

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One Billion Rising for Climate Change awareness around the world

16 October 2014 > V-Day

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In September the whole world was called to attention by the largest climate march in history, People’s Climate March. One Billion Rising activists took to the streets around the world to call for revolutionary energy and revolutionary action from world leaders, global citizens and corporations around climate change. In addition…

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ONE BILLION RISING LAUNCH – JAIPUR By Kavita Srivastava

15 October 2014 > V-Day

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 October 4, 2014 We had a really nice launch of the One Billion Rising in Jaipur through a lecture  and vibrant discussion which had more than a 100 people participating. The lecture was titled “How Hungry is America”, connecting Hunger from America to Shahbad, in Baran District where malnutrition deaths of…

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SHOP: ONE BILLION RISING REVOLUTION

10 October 2014 > V-Day

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One Billion Rising Revolution clothing is now available from Spreadshirt. Chose from T-shirts in different styles, hoodies, scarfs and totes. Pins, phones cases and mugs are also available to show your support day after day. Organic cotton products are also available. New this year: Men Rising and Youth Rising shirts…

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YoungArts Hosts Miami’s One Billion Rising Revolution Launch

1 October 2014 > V-Day

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26 Febuary, 2014 One Billion Rising Revolution Miami launched its campaign with a series of events including a “Safe Space” workshop, a public panel with Eve Ensler, Miami community leaders including Fran Katz of The Women’s Fund and Ivon Mesa of Miami-Dade County’s Coordinated Victims Assistance Center and representatives from  local organizations,…

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