Rising

In The News: Filipinos rise for justice

Published: 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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Rising: The Philippine Risings Continue

Published: 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

Published: 25 March 2014 > V-Day > Swaziland

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

Published: 25 March 2014 > V-Day

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

Published: 17 March 2014 > V-Day

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

Published: 12 March 2014 > V-Day

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

Published: 10 March 2014 > V-Day

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

Published: 10 March 2014 > V-Day

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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Rising: CAR-Citizens Against Rape rise on International Women’s Day

Published: 9 March 2014 > V-Day

ENOUGH IS ENOUGH-Images from Guyana’s team of CAR-Citizens Against Rape with Raquel Thomas-Caesar, Nicole Cole, Nicolette Elizabeth Roach, Colleen McEwan, Margo Boyce and Jessica Xavier who will be joining the alliance with One Billion Rising and V-Day for the March on Healing and Renewal tomorrow morning. The conversations are being created through these experiences allowing silences…

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Rising: An International Women’s Day video message from PotoFanm+Fi, ODELPA and the 1 Milya Leve pou Jistis an Ayiti in Haiti

Published: 9 March 2014 > V-Day

This YouTube video of the past week of sexual violence advocacy at the Haiti Carnival in Gonaives. There, we presented a “Leve Jistis” (Lift Justice) Mardi Gras float that put a national  spotlight on sexual violence prevention and women’s and girls’ rights, and invited men to engage as leaders in this fight. The float and…

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