On Saturday, September 25, we will take to the streets in a global day of action during which activists, women’s organizations, human rights groups, and high profile individuals will mount in person events in cities, towns and areas across the globe.

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Worldwide events are being led by local Afghan activists and informed by activists on the ground in Afghanistan. Already activists are planning events in Mexico, Croatia, Eswatini, Congo, Nepal, India, Bangladesh, South Africa, Italy, UK, Philippines, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Jamaica, Guatemala, Thailand, Nigeria, Portugal, Taiwan, United Kingdom, Zambia, Austria, and the United States. Testimonies from Afghan women on the ground and RAWA (Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan) will be read.

In New York City, a rally and action will take place at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, in sight and sound of the United Nations as the General Assembly meets. Visit onebillionrising.org/risenewyork

In Los Angeles, Afghan youth and activists will meet on the Sunset Strip and march to West Hollywood Park for a program featuring artists, activists, musicians and supporters. Visit onebillionrising.org/rise

We cannot underestimate the power of our solidarity.

FOR MORE INFO, VISIT https://www.onebillionrising.org/afghanistan/
PLAN or FIND an event in your city/town/school»
SIGN UP for information about 25 September events»
Access the social media toolkit here and spread the word on social media
Use the hashtags: #RiseForAndWithWomenOfAfghanistan #StandWithWomenofAfghanistan
READ our list of demands and list of partners and about the 1 Sept Solidarity
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We hope you will join us and help us spread the word on social media & to your networks.

See you in the streets!

In solidarity,