Media Statement of Eswatini Women’s Coalition (LIPHIMBO LABOMAKE)

Published: 9 July 2021 > Eswatini

Following is the Media statement of the Eswatini Women’s Coalition/Movement. One Billion Rising is part of the women’s coalition/movement in Eswatini and One Billion Rising Eswatini/OBR Africa Director Colani Hlatjwako is part of the task team within the women’s coalition. Liphimbo LaboMake, a non-partisan coalition of women from all walks…

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Published: 2 July 2021 > Eswatini

One Billion Rising stands in solidarity with the people of Eswatini in their call for Eswatini Leaders/ Government to engage in dialogue and not to deprive people their rights to freedom of expression. Shared from Eswatini activists: “There have been ongoing unrest and protests happening in Eswatini following the government…

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Monique Wilson – One Billion Rising Director

Published: 26 July 2013

Monique Wilson is one of the Philippine’s veteran theatre and film actresses ­ having acted professionally since the age of nine. At 18 she starred as the lead role in the original London West End production of Miss Saigon. In 1994, at 24 years old, she went back to the…

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Rossana Abueva – United Kingdom

Published: 25 July 2013

Rossana is a Director in the Financial Services Industry and for the last seventeen years, Rossana has been the Executive Producer for the New Voice Company – one of Asia’s leading theatre companies, based in the Philippines. In Financial Services, she advises and executes on strategic planning, product development and…

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Dear One Billion Rising Activists

Published: 8 July 2013 > Philippines, USA

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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My vision of Justice: “Just Us”

Published: 8 July 2013 > South Africa

By Mbali Khumalo  Mbali is one of V-Girls South Africa founder members. She has been instrumental in growing V-girls and is currently a first year law student at University of Cape Town. My appreciation of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa runs deep. In fact, as a first…

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Published: 8 July 2013 > Pakistan

By NIGHAT RIZVI – AMAL HUMAN DEVELOPMENT NETWORK/ One Billion Rising Coordinator, PAKISTAN According to a report by UNIFEM (UN Women) in 2003, it is estimated that “One out of every three women will be raped or beaten in her life time”. In 2013, out of total population of 7…

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