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YOUTH RISING in the Philippines: Move To Mob

11 February 2015 > V-Day > Philippines

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Organized by the Center for Women’s Resources (CWR), Gabriela – Youth, and the University Center for Culture and the Arts (UCCA), the campaign called Move to Mobilize to End Violence Against Women or Move to Mob aimed to raise the awareness of young women and men on the issues of…

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INNABUYOG GABRIELA: ONE BILLION RISING REVOLUTION PRESS RELEASE

10 February 2015 > V-Day > Philippines

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Lucban Elementary School Dances for Women and Children’s Rights Anew READ more about this event in the local media Nordis.net available HERE BAGUIO CITY – Around 1,500 gathered including pupils, teachers and parents of Lucban Elementary School along with members of Innabuyog-Gabriela to rise and dance as a symbol of…

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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: The Philippines continue to rise for justice

5 March 2014 > V-Day > Philippines

OBR for Justice Kidapawan City Philippines

After One Billion Rising for Justice events in Tacloban City last March 1   one of the worst hit cities from the storm- where survivors of the storm Haiyan/ Yolanda, led by the People Surge alliance danced to demand justice for President Aquino’s criminal neglect of the people affected by…

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In the News: One Billion Rising for Justice: A resounding women’s call for justice

19 February 2014 > V-Day > Philippines

The original article can be read online at Pinoy Weekly HERE  One Billion Rising for Justice | A resounding women’s call for justice by Pinoy Weekly Staff Upping the ante in its call to action to end violence against women, this year’s One Billion Rising for Justice (OBR4J) in the Philippines…

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Watch: New rising footage just in from the Philippines

18 February 2014 > V-Day > Philippines

Some of the highlights in the One Billion Rising (OBR) 2014 in the Philippines with a march and program at the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City. Led by One Billion Rising Global Director Monique Wilson and the women’s group Gabriela, joined by typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan survivors, mass organizations…

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Rising: NAGPAYONG HIGH SCHOOL in PASIG City Philippines RISING FOR JUSTICE

17 February 2014 > V-Day > Philippines

Thousands of high school students singing to the music while dancing, screaming “Babae” (woman), then singing the line “Ito na ang ating panahon” (“this is our time”) This is just one of many schools where they rose like this!

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Rising: Payatas dumpsite in Manila

13 February 2014 > V-Day > Philippines

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One Billion Rising for Justice at Payatas dumpsite. Dancing with women scavengers and people from the community who live on and around the dumpsite. They are Rising! RISING AGAINST POVERTY. RISING AGAINST STATE NEGLECT. RISING AGAINST VIOLENCE. RISING FOR WOMEN TO HAVE HUMANE AND DIGNIFIED WORK.

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Rising: Comfort women in the Philippines

13 February 2014 > V-Day > Philippines

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Comfort women of the Philippines rising for justice outside the Japanese embassy. Their justice demands: Public apology Just compensation Historical inclusion No more wars of aggression that will create a new generation of comfort women.

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WAtch: Monique Wilson on how “One Billion Rising” campaigns for women’s right to feel safe

12 February 2014 > V-Day > Philippines

Watch the wonderful interview in full HERE: One Billion Rising Global Director Monique Wilson was interviewed by Karen Davila on ANC’s “Headstart” morning news.  Monique discusses the structure of One Billion Rising, a self-directed grassroots movement, how we measure success/change/impact and an in-depth look at the risings in the Philippines. From ANC:…

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