News & Blog

“No Encounters In Our Name”: One Billion Rising India Joins Actions Against Increasing Sexual Assault – and Calls on the World to Rise in Solidarity!

Published: 7 December 2019 > India

(Shared by Abha Bhaiya – One Billion Rising India coordinator): “No Encounters in our Name”- Protest on 9th December in Bangalore against increasing cases of sexual assault. The women organisations have given a call to change the society entrenched in rape culture and have condemned the calls for death penalty….

Read More

Eve Ensler’s TED Talk “The Profound Power of An Authentic Apology” Out Today

Published: 6 December 2019

Just days after she delivered the talk, Eve Ensler’s newest TED talk “The Profound Power of An Authentic Apology” has been released, one of the first videos coming out of TEDWomen 2019. Held in Palm Springs, the annual event was founded and is editorially directed by V-Day Board member and author of…

Read More

Raise the Vibration this Giving Tuesday

Published: 2 December 2019

Photo Credit: Kilab Multimedia, Philippines Support #VDay, the global activist movement to end violence against all women and girls (cisgender, transgender, and those who hold fluid identities that are subject to gender based violence). V-Day, One Billion Rising, & City of Joy activists everywhere are RAISING THE VIBRATION through Action,…

Read More

GRATITUDE, Love, Respect, Strength; City of Joy Collection Launches

Published: 28 November 2019 > Democratic Republic of Congo

Photo Credit: Atong Atem This giving season, give JOY, support the women at City of Joy. PURCHASE fabrics from the City of Joy collection For every yard of fabrics sold, Vlisco will donate €2 to the City of Joy TURN Pain to Power, DONATE to the City of Joy at…

Read More

“WE ARE RISING”, A NEW LIBERATION SONG, BY TAÍNA ASILI – RELEASED TODAY

Published: 25 November 2019

Social justice artist Taína Asili has composed and written a liberation song – in collaboration with One Billon Rising, entitled “We Are Rising.” We are honored that Taína has created this new anthem for One Billion Rising. It is a call to action, to dance, to RISE. The song celebrates…

Read More

NEW! RAISE THE VIBRATION ART/POSTER DESIGNED BY ARTIST/ACTIVIST ALIXA GARCIA UNVEILED

Published: 25 November 2019

Download the art/poster here: web | print Artist and activist Alixa Garcia, of the globally recognized spoken word duo Climbing PoeTree, has designed a poster for Raise the Vibration. The design echoes the themes of the campaign and Alixa and Eve’s collaborative vision of where this campaign will take us…

Read More

ROSLYN SMITH JOINS V-DAY TEAM AS BEYOND INCARCERATION, PROGRAM MANAGER, AND HER NEW BLOG SERIES LAUNCHES

Published: 18 November 2019

Please join us in welcoming Roslyn Smith to the V-Day team. As Program Manager, Roz will oversee V-Day’s new Beyond Incarceration project which will further expand and deepen V-Day’s ongoing work with formerly incarcerated women and incarcerated women, engaging and educating activists throughout the US and worldwide in a dialogue…

Read More

ONE BILLION RISING STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF CORA AGOVIDA, GABRIELA MANILA CHAIRPERSON/ONE BILLION RISING (OBR) ACTIVIST AND ALL WOMEN HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS IN THE PHILIPPINES

Published: 5 November 2019 > Philippines

STATEMENT One Billion Rising stands in solidarity with GABRIELA and all activists in the midst of the recent spate of attacks against human rights in the Philippines. We condemn the illegal arrest of Cora Agovida, GABRIELA Manila Chairperson and fellow One Billion Rising (OBR) activist. At 5:00 am on October…

Read More

October Updates & Events (#FireDrillFridays on Women & Climate, Be Heard on November 3 in NYC, BBC 100 Women 2019 Honors OBR South Africa Coordinator, & more)

Published: 30 October 2019

Activists around the world are planning their Risings and V-Day benefits, and the 16th class at City of Joy in the Democratic Republic of Congo is well underway. Here are recent October updates and news for upcoming events! JOIN Eve and Jane Fonda for a TEACH IN on Women & Climate This Thursday Last month,…

Read More

Fire Drill Fridays by V-Day Board Member Jane Fonda Launches in DC; Eve to Host Teach-In 31 October

Published: 12 October 2019

OUR HOUSE IS ON FIRE Actor, Activist & #VDay Board Member Jane Fonda is RISING! Fire Drill Friday Teach-Ins, actions and demonstrations every week. Don’t Miss Teach-In: Women – on Women and Climate with Jane and Eve Together with Frontline Activists Inspired by Greta Thunberg and the groundswell of support…

Read More