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In The News: Filipinos rise for justice

28 March 2014 > V-Day

Read the original post at bulatlat.com HERE On February 14, 2014, women’s rights advocates gathered to rise for One Billion Rising for Justice, a global movement to stop violence against women and children. In the Philippines, women’s group Gabriela and One Billion Rising global director Monique Wilson led the campaign….

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Farmworker Women Leaders Making Major Impact BY MÓNICA RAMÍREZ LEAVE A COMMENT

26 March 2014 > V-Day

Read the original posting at Latino Rebels HERE In observance of Women’s History Month, LatinoRebels.com is celebrating Latinas who are making a difference every day. Today, as a part of National Farmworker Awareness week, we honor some of the women who are leading the migrant women’s rights movement. Farmworker women put food on our tables. …

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Rising: The Philippine Risings Continue

25 March 2014 > V-Day > Philippines

The movement is growing check out these upcoming risings: MARCH 28: OBR4J Matina Crossing, Davao City (Philippines) – hosted by Gabriela Southern Mindandao Region APRIL 5: OBR4J Mauban City, Quezon (Philippines) – hosted by Gabriela Southern Tagalog APRIL 8: 5th Anniversary of Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda Rise for Justice against the President…

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Rising: Young Men Rising in Swaziland

25 March 2014 > V-Day > Swaziland

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The following is an interview put forward to a young men’s organization who support the One Billion Rising for Justice Campaign. Here are some V-Men in the making!    1.  What is the Swaziland Youth Empowerment Organisation, and what do you do? The Swaziland Youth Empowerment Organization/ LUVATSI is a youth led organization…

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Rising: SWAZILAND IN COURT TO SUPPORT HUMAN RIGHTS LAWYER by Colani Hlatjwako

25 March 2014 > V-Day

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Today One Billion Rising for Justice- Swaziland was in court in solidarity with the human rights lawyer ( Thulani Maseko) and Journalist (Bheki Makhubu) who were arrested following allegations that they issued and published malicious and contemptuous statements about the case of the King against senior government vehicle inspector. For more information you can visit…

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Rising: The Omega Women’s Leadership Center Inspires A Rising by Carla M. Goldstein

17 March 2014 > V-Day

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Kingston, New York - One Billion Rising is building a transformational superhighway for the human heart — that transmits love and transmutes pain as it grows rapidly around the world. When we rise in our own communities to end violence and demand justice, we are building the connective pathways, junctions, bridges, tunnels,…

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Rising: STILL I RISE… by Nyasha Dhalndhara

12 March 2014 > V-Day

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Mutare, Zimbabwe - Being part of the One Billion Rising 2014 campaign was an emotional experience for me. I would say it was an awakening moment; it helped me realize the work that lies ahead of me and also served as my energizer. After hearing the several testimonials of the struggles…

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Rising: Commemoration of international Women’s day in Swaziland by Colani Hlatshwako

10 March 2014 > V-Day

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One Billion Rising for Justice Swaziland Together with the women’s movement (Swaziland Women In Action) and Yebo ArtReach Commemorated the International Women’s day in different ways on the 8th of March 2014. Activities conducted: Sending of SMS to mobile phones through the SMS campaign project conducted by Swaziland Coalition of Concerned…

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Rising: WOMEN SCREAM INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY CELEBRATIONS By Nyasha Sengayi & Batsirai E Chigama

10 March 2014 > V-Day

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The Woman Scream segment of the Sistaz Open Mic programme in partnership with One Billion Rising for Justice on Sat 8 March commemorated the International Women’s Day. As a festivalWomen Scream is celebrated in commemoration of the importance of women’s role in society, and also serves as a platform for talented…

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STATEMENT OF V-MEN CONGO At The Launch Of Their Movement In Bukavu At BODEGA On 7 March 2014

10 March 2014 > V-Day > Democratic Republic of Congo

DECLARATION DES V-MEN CONGO à l’occasion du lancement de leur Mouvement à BUKAVU, ce 07 Mars 2014 au RESTAURANT BODEGA Nous, Membres du cadre de réflexion constitué en V- Men Congo, soucieux des injustices dont les femmes sont l’objet, Face aux cris des cris des femmes « où sont les hommes ?»,…

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