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Artistry of Agitation by Stacey Rozen

2 March 2015 > V-Day

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Story  Scarves  in  Soweto,  South  Africa If  social  change  occurred  ‘overnight’  there  would  be  no  need  for  another  rising  in  our  community.  The  one-in-three  ratio  hasn’t  budged.  Is  abuse  so  ingrained  in  our  society  that  the majority  of  South  Africans  turn  a  blind eye?  If  so,  why  rise  again? Rising  disquiets…

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Cuba Joins One Billion Rising to End Violence Against Women By Ann Wright

27 February 2015 > V-Day

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What an honor to be in Cuba for the first celebration of One Billion Rising! 150 of us from the United States had travelled to Cuba with CODEPINK: Women for Peace in the largest delegation of Americans to visit Cuba since the December 17, 2014 announcement of opening of diplomatic…

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Protected: Erwiana Sulistyaningsih at One Billion Rising: Revolution Hong Kong

26 February 2015 > V-Day

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SHARE Your One Billion Rising: REVOLUTION Footage & Photos With Us!

23 February 2015 > V-Day

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(Photo Credit: Facebook One Billion Rising Bamberg) We will need the highest resolution files available. Please follow these two simple steps: Go to dropbox.com. If you are new to Dropbox, please create a free account & use the helpful Get Started page to guide you through the uploading and sharing process. After…

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Photo Essay – One Billion Rising: Revolution

22 February 2015 > V-Day

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Activists Called for Radical Shift to End Violence Against Women in Thousands of Global Events in 200 Countries Beginning on Feb 7th and continuing throughout the year,  activists are RISING to end violence against women and girls, and calling for a radical shift in consciousness to end the global epidemic of…

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Youth Rising in Kalebuka, Congo

20 February 2015 > V-Day

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The Georges Malaika Foundation was thrilled to participate in One Billion Rising this year. Our 202 students at the Malaika School for Girls were so excited to be involved in this global movement. They rose in support of girls’ education, a concept that can be revolutionary in the DRC when…

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One Billion Rising: Revolution Bangladesh

19 February 2015 > V-Day

On February 14th, the precinct of Shahbag was taken over by over 3,000 activists rising for Revolution. The rising included a Photo Booth at which hundreds of participants added their faces and names to a pledge to actively prevent and stop violence against women. Street performances included a youth-led dance,…

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Carondelet High school students, Sydney & Cassidy Tshimbalanga, share their RISING experience

19 February 2015 > V-Day

Each day we experience a wonderful spirit of sisterhood at our school.  One Billion Rising allows us to share a global experience of sisterhood with women and young girls around the world.   We love the message, the energy and the excitement of the movement. As daughters of the US and Africa, we…

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WHY I DANCE

17 February 2015 > V-Day

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Why I Dance is a pole dance film about women who come together to reclaim their bodies and themselves. In celebration of all women everywhere. It was created in honor of One Billion Rising: Revolution. Why I Dance from Why I Dance Film on Vimeo. Participants at the One Billion…

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One Billion Rising: Revolution Sudan

17 February 2015 > V-Day

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For the third year in a row we celebrated, with Ahfad University for Women and its inspiring female students, the One Billion Rising. On February 14 2015 we drummed, we rose and we danced in celebration of all the changes, like access to higher education, that have improved women’s lives…

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