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Panay-Guimaras, the Philippines is rising for revolution

29 January 2015 > V-Day

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Iloilo Risers, in the Panay-Guimaras region of the Philippines, kicked off their One Billion Rising Revolution campaign last January 25th during the city’s annual “Dinagyang”street dancing festival, led by Gabriela Panay-Guimaras chapter. Tumandok women joined One Billion Rising Revolution as they rise against the construction of Jaliar Mega Dam. The…

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Swoon’s installation art featured at the artistic uprising

29 January 2015 > V-Day

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“Thalassa” featured at the New Orleans Museum of Art To read more about Swoon’s work check-out this recent New York Times profile about her art and activism.

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My Husband Was Murdered – But It Gave Me The Strength To Save My Country’s Girls – Fartuun Adan

29 January 2015 > V-Day

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I guess to a lot of people, it would have seemed impossible for me and my friends to take part in One Billion Rising. All over the world, a billion women have gone through physical or sexual violence, and every February 14th, we rise up against it, across the planet,…

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Activists Across the Globe Mobilize for One Billion Rising: Revolution Campaign

27 January 2015 > V-Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: CJ Frogozo, 310-570-2622, cj(at)fitzgibbonmedia.com V-Day, 917-865-6603, media(at)vday.org Activists Across the Globe Mobilize for One Billion Rising: Revolution Campaign Third Year of Mass Anti-Violence Campaign Kicks Off with ARTISTIC UPRISING Event at NYC’s Hammerstein Ballroom on February 7 Series with The Huffington Post Features First Person Profiles…

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Online Event: ONE BILLION RISING REVOLUTION – Virtual RISE UP & DANCE FOR PEACE

27 January 2015 > V-Day

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My name is Danya Daccash, and I have been a sexual violence counsellor for 25 years.  I have worked in Canadian grassroots community organizations counselling targets of gender based violence, helping women heal from the devastating impact of abuse.  I have offered countless workshops and trainings on violence against women,…

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PHOTO BLOG: WHY I DANCE

27 January 2015 > V-Day

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Activists from Los Angeles shared this photo series in connection to their upcoming RISE For Revolution event featuring a “dance party, launch party, screening, and premiere to celebrate the release of activist pole dance film “Women.” Get more info and RSVP to attend the event HERE Why I Dance

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VISION ALL FEMALE BAND TO PREFORM IN GUYANA AT THE CARIBBEAN REVOLUTION RISING INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY EVENTS

26 January 2015 > V-Day

Vision All-Female band was formed in November 2002 and is currently comprised of 7 women from across Guyana.  Each woman brings not only skills but also experience to the band in terms of singing, playing musical instruments and song-writing, to name a few. This band has traveled extensively throughout Guyana…

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Look Who’s Artistic upRISING on 7 February in NYC: Artists & Activists Bios!

23 January 2015 > V-Day

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For more information, go to onebillionrising.org/artisticuprising and BUY TICKETS at onebillionrising.org/tix! MAYA AZUCENA is an American singer-songwriter and cultural ambassador from Brooklyn, NY. She attended the LaGuardia School of Performing Arts. She independently released her debut CD “Maya Who?!” at shows and from her website. BATALA NYC is a New…

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MS VETERAN AMERICA PARTICIPANTS and COMPETITION DIRECTOR JOIN WOMEN GLOBALLY TO STOP VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

23 January 2015 > V-Day

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE #VetsRising Initiative Aims To Raise Awareness About Military Rape, Sexual Assault, Reforms   FORT BELVOIR —  An initiative titled, #VetsRising is set to inspire women veterans to Dance, Drum, Rise for Revolution, in the form of smart mobs, in cities across the U.S., and in our nation’s capital, as…

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JUST IN: New in depth interview with Eve in Manila on News Cafe

23 January 2015 > V-Day

“News Cafe kicks off 2015 with a revolution headed by playwright and activist EVE ENSLER, renowned author of The Vagina Monologues, which has been translated into over 48 languages and performed in over 140 countries. Her life story is a true testament to taking risks, living every moment to the…

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