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One Billion Rising UK – Panel Discussion on Violence Against Women for International Women’s Day

Published: 7 March 2017 > V-Day > United Kingdom

‘Violence Against Women – Are We Doing Enough?’ Dr Rebecca Johnson – Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom  Muna Hassan, Integrate UK  Daphine Workuri, Justice For Domestic Workers International Public Policy Review (IPPR) hand in hand with One Billion Rising UK (OBRUK) in partnership with the University of College London (UCL), School of Public Policy (SPP) and…

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One Billion Rising for Justice London Press Conference at the House of Parliament

Published: 7 February 2014 > V-Day > United Kingdom

            Women from the United Kingdom, and the moving forces behind OBR for Justice London, share why they are rising for justice at the One Billion Rising for Justice London press conference at the House of Parliament. SKIN- an artist Barrister/ Baroness Helena Kennedy MP…

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Join Us: London will rise for justice

Published: 28 January 2014 > V-Day > United Kingdom

Poster Art Credit: Jerone Abueva WHAT: Join leading politicians, women’s grassroots organisations from London’s diverse communities and activist artists to rise together for justice for women everywhere WHERE: Trafalgar Square, London WHEN: Feb 14, 12:30pm JOIN US: Imagine, One Billion Women releasing their stories, dancing and speaking out for justice and demanding an end to violence…

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Just announced: GLOBAL GATHERING FOR WOMEN COMES TO THE HEART OF LONDON

Published: 23 January 2014 > V-Day > United Kingdom

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GLOBAL GATHERING FOR WOMEN COMES TO THE HEART OF LONDON One Billion Rising campaign secures Trafalgar Square for its second annual event London – 21 January 2014: This Valentine’s Day, London will be at the centre of a major global campaign to end violence against women.  A…

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Rise4Justice Blog: Rising for Justice for Refugee Women by Rahela Hashim Sidiqi

Published: 22 January 2014 > V-Day > United Kingdom

I came to the UK as a refugee from Afghanistan. While I was given refugee status relatively quickly and I have been able to begin to rebuild my own life, I am very aware that other women who seek asylum in the West are not so lucky. Through my work…

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WATCH LIVE NOW: The State of Female Justice in the UK

Published: 8 January 2014 > V-Day > United Kingdom

V-DAY/ONE BILLION RISING & SOUTHBANK CENTRE PRESENT THE STATE OF FEMALE JUSTICE IN THE UK Hosted by Jude Kelly (Southbank Centre Artistic Director) Wednesday, 8 January Start Time: 7:30pm (GMT) Southbank Centre: Belvedere Road, London, SE1 8XX Featuring: SOPHIE BARTON-HAWKINS (Poet and Former Prisoner) MARISSA BEGONIA (Coordinator for Justice for…

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Wednesday, 8 January: The State of Female Justice in the UK

Published: 31 December 2013 > V-Day > United Kingdom

V-DAY/ONE BILLION RISING & SOUTHBANK CENTRE PRESENT THE STATE OF FEMALE JUSTICE IN THE UK Hosted by Jude Kelly (Southbank Centre Artistic Director) Wednesday, 8 January Start Time: 7:30pm Southbank Centre: Belvedere Road, London, SE1 8XX Featuring: SOPHIE BARTON-HAWKINS (Poet and Former Prisoner) MARISSA BEGONIA (Coordinator for Justice for Domestic…

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