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The CITY OF JOY Documentary is COMING TO NETFLIX on 7 SEPTEMBER; WATCH the New Trailer

Published: 15 August 2018

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V-Day is proud to announce that Netflix will be releasing the documentary film City of Joy on 7 September for viewers around the world to see. Here’s the new trailer: The buzz about the film is just beginning: “… you’ll want to check out the new Netflix documentary City of…

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Rise to End Sexual Abuse of Women & Children in US Detention: Families Belong Together

Published: 3 August 2018 > USA

As stories continue to break about the sexual abuse of women and children in detention centers around the United States, V-Day and One Billion Rising stand in solidarity with the survivors, individuals who have already suffered so much in the current immigration crisis fueled by the Trump administration’s heartless policies…

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Rise for Climate on 8 September

Published: 3 August 2018

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On 8 September, thousands of communities around the world will #RiseforClimate and set a new standard for real climate leadership and to demand our local leaders commit to building a fossil free world that puts people and justice before profits. Together let’s RISE up and JOIN in this worldwide day…

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JOY! City of Joy Celebrates 13th Graduating Class!

Published: 3 July 2018 > Democratic Republic of Congo

On 21 June, 89 women of the 13th class were honored as they celebrated their completion of a 6-month healing and leadership program at City of Joy. These women have been honored for their courage for overcoming their pain, and for their resilience and determination. These women have gone to…

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RISE UP, RISING RESISTANCE THIS WEEK; Join #FamiliesBelongTogether Actions Tomorrow

Published: 29 June 2018 > USA

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#WomenDisobey In DC Today, Escalating the Resistance, Over 630 Arrested Over 2500 women including Eve Ensler, Rosa Clemente, V-Day Programs Director Purva Panday Cullman, Photojournalist Paula Allen, V-Day Board Member Katherine McFate traveled to DC for #WomenDisobey in response to demand an end to the US administration’s zero-tolerance policy that automatically criminalizes…

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Calling All V-Day & OBR Activists – RISE in Solidarity at Families Belong Together Rallies on June 30!

Published: 19 June 2018 > USA

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V-Day & One Billion Rising activists have performed, protested, danced on stages and in the streets around the world in solidarity and in protest; rising and demanding an end to the exploitation of women and girls. Together we have amplified the demands of the most marginalized – working class and…

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LAST WEEK! V-Day’s Talkback Series Continues During Final Week of Eve’s Fruit Trilogy; Get Your Tix Today

Published: 15 June 2018

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V-Day is thrilled to be hosting a talkback series after select performances of Eve’s Fruit Trilogy, led by activists, artists, and thinkers; participating in discussions surrounding the play’s central themes on the commodification and ownership of women’s bodies along with returning to and learning to love the body. This week’s…

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Eve’s 65th Birthday Wish – Turn Pain to Power to Planting. Support a Collective of City of Joy Graduates

Published: 25 May 2018

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As we write, the next class is getting ready for graduation from City of Joy, the revolutionary leadership center for women survivors of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo. These ninety graduates will join a growing cohort of incredible women who have survived some of the most horrific…

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Fruit Trilogy Talkback Series Announced, Hosted by V-Day, Featuring Actors & Activists

Published: 24 May 2018

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#ThisIsV20 continues with the announcement of a talkback series after select performances of Eve Ensler’s newest play – Fruit Trilogy – in New York City. The series, produced by V-Day, will be led by activists, artists, and thinkers participating in discussions surrounding the play’s central themes on the commodification and…

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Statement from One Billion Rising & V-Day on the Violence Against Palestinian Protesters

Published: 18 May 2018

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We grieve with every Palestinian mother, father, sister, brother and grandparent who buried a loved one this week, at least 60 of whom were killed on May 14 by the Israeli military. We mourn acutely for the seven children among those killed, including Laila Anwar Al-Ghandour, a baby of 8…

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