Letters

Dear Risers…A Letter From Eve

Published: 30 January 2014 > V-Day

Dear Risers, We are two weeks away. Many of us have worked for months to prepare for our risings for justice. Some have just found out and signed up and some have created a rising in their school, center, place of worship, their block, in their office, factory, home or…

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V-Day Statement Against Possible U.S. Military Intervention in Syria

Published: 4 September 2013 > V-Day > USA

The situation in Syria is dire with 100,000 dead, over 2 million having fled the country (half of them children), and 4.25 million internally displaced. V-Day calls on you, our community, to rise and make our voices heard against military intervention, as such an action would simply bring about more violence and…

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RISE 4 JUSTICE FOR IRAQ: URGENT APPEAL FROM THE ORGANIZATION OF WOMEN’S FREEDOM IN IRAQ

Published: 4 September 2013 > V-Day > Iraq

Yanar Mohammed, President and co-founder of the Organization of Women’s Freedom in Iraq (OWFI), released this statement and urgent call to action in response to the thousands of Iraqi children born with serious birth defects caused by the humanitarian crisis created by the US military when they withdrew, and is…

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Eve’s Update From City of Joy: “The women will rise.”

Published: 3 September 2013 > V-Day > Democratic Republic of Congo

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BUKAVU, AUGUST 2013 The red dust swallows everything, coats the roofs and goats and faces of dazed children who lean out on Essence Road. The dust which begs for water where there is no water, for shelter where there are no windows or doors. The dust that is spread in…

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Dear One Billion Rising Activists

Published: 8 July 2013 > V-Day > Philippines, USA

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ONE BILLION RISING FOR JUSTICE is a global call to women survivors of violence and those who love them to come together in community and solidarity outside places where they are entitled to justice.

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