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OBR RisingInSolidarity 2018 Report from Kabul: RISING AT PROMOTING WOMEN’S CAPABILITY BY EDUCATION (PWCE) EDUCATIONAL CENTER

Published: 15 February 2018 > Afghanistan

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By Promoting Women’s Capability by Education (PWCE) Kabul, Afghanistan Thanks to OBR, another academic year of our educational center in Kabul came to an end. Another group of our students graduated from our science, computer, English and literacy courses. We held a ceremony which was attended by around 1000 people….

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This Is V20

Published: 14 February 2018

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With gratitude to V-Day and One Billion Rising activists around the world who RISE for V20. With thanks to the activists, filmmakers & photographers, our V-Day, One Billion Rising & City of Joy teams, and to filmmaker Kirthi Nath for making this video a reality! Deepest gratitude and V-love. Download available…

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V20: Share Your Story of the Grassroots Movement to End Violence Against Women and Girls

Published: 11 February 2018

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V20: Share Your V-Day and/or One Billion Rising Story Share Your Story of the Grassroots Movement to End Violence Against Women and Girls It’s been 20 years since V-Day was founded, since The Vagina Monologuesshattered taboos, sharing the stories of women as they had never been told before. 2018 is our…

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Sharing, Documenting and Streaming Your Risings in 2018

Published: 9 February 2018

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Please heavily document your event. We’re especially interested in Photos and Videos For the past five years, on or around 14 February, Risings took place around the world, in hundreds of cities, in virtually every country on earth. We have made history. In 2018, we RISE in Solidarity Against the…

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V20: Share YOUR V-Day and/or One Billion Rising Story. Share Your Story of the Grassroots Movement to End Violence Against Women and Girls

Published: 9 February 2018

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(Actress in the 2017 Production of The Vagina Monologues in Cape Town, South Africa. Photo Credit: Nardus Engelbrecht Photography) It’s been 20 years since V-Day was founded, since The Vagina Monologues shattered taboos, sharing the stories of women as they had never been told before.  2018 is our 20th year. Since…

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Celebrate V20 with Eve and Global Activists at Special Event + Window Installation at ABC Carpet and Home in NYC

Published: 6 February 2018 > USA

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RSVP Required – Please sign up on EventBrite >   V20 Installation of Global Poster Art & Iconic Images For the month of February, ABC Carpet & Home’s flagship store at 888 Broadway in NYC will celebrate 20 years of V-Day, the global activist movement to end violence against all women…

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Eve Opens In The Body of The World on 6 February; V20 Rise: This is an Artistic Uprising

Published: 3 February 2018

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Eve Opens In The Body of The World on 6 February Christine Schuler Deschryver of City of Joy Featured During “Beyond The Stage” Talkbacks (13, 15, 16 & 17 February) In the Body of the World, a powerful new play based on Eve’s critically acclaimed memoir opens at Manhattan Theatre…

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V20 – the 20th Anniversary of The Vagina Monologues and V-Day – Celebrated with Window Displays Featuring Global Poster Art & Iconic Images at ABC Carpet and Home

Published: 2 February 2018 > USA

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From 16 January through 28 February, ABC Carpet and Home’s flagship store at 888 Broadway (19th Street), NYC will celebrate 20 years of V-Day, the global activist movement to end violence against all women and girls (cisgender, transgender, and gender non-conforming) that grew out of Tony award- winning playwright Eve…

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Men Rising! Coca Cola factory workers in Davao City join One Billion Rising 2018

Published: 1 February 2018 > Philippines

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By Monique Wilson Men Rising! Coca Cola factory workers in Davao City join One Billion Rising 2018: Rising in Solidarity to end violence against women and girls. Alongside women workers in the country and in many parts around the world, they are contractual and have no job security or benefits…

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Share Your #RiseInSolidarity Footage and Photos With Us!

Published: 31 January 2018

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We will need the highest resolution files available. Please follow these two simple steps: Go to dropbox.com. If you are new to Dropbox, please create a free account & use the helpful Get Started page to guide you through the uploading and sharing process. After uploading your file, copy the “Share Link”…

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