RISE on International Women’s Day!

Published: 8 March 2016

Today is International Women’s Day and around the world activists are leading the revolution and continuing to RISE! In the Philippines, activists are using the hashtag #rise2march8 to Rise against poverty & violence and to demand justice, in Botswana risers from a cross section of society gathered to RISE, dance and demand an end to gender based violence, and in Mexico thousands of activists gathered around the country to Rise against sex trafficking and to end violence against women and girls.

TAKE a look at of some of the amazing RISING events still coming in:

Dhaka, Bangladesh

Chemutal, Mexico

One Billion Rising Revolution | Antioch University New EnglandAntioch University New England: Dance/Movement Therapy & Counseling once again led our campus in a #1billionrising #rise4revolution event. Help us bring national and international focus to the issues of marginalized women and to amplify the 2016 Revolution campaign as a call for system change to end violence against women and girls. Please share this video to help spread this message. #1billionrising, #rise4revolution V-Day

Posted by Antioch University New England on Friday, February 26, 2016

Antioch Univeristy, USA

READ the Rise for Revolution 2016 photo essay on The Huffington Post >