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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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Appeal for an Independent International Inquiry into all the Sexual violence cases in Jammu and Kashmir, from Kunan Poshpora to Kathua

Published: 17 April 2018

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CLICK HERE for Sample Social Media Posts & Images On 10 January 2018, an eight-year-old Muslim girl belonging to the Bakarwal community of nomadic shepherds went missing from the vicinity of her home in Rassana village of Kathua, a Hindu-majority district of the State of Jammu & Kashmir. Seven days later,…

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A Look at the Promoting Women’s Capability by Education (PWCE) Center for Women in Kabul

Published: 3 April 2018 > Afghanistan

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Just in from Promoting Women’s Capability by Education (PWCE) Center in Kabul is a video celebrating the work of their students and thanking all who have supported the center along the way. The center provides courses in many different fields, including computer classes, literacy, and science. In response to domestic…

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RISE TO END GUN VIOLENCE. #MarchForOurLives This Saturday

Published: 21 March 2018

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A post shared by One Billion Rising (@one_billion_rising) on Mar 22, 2018 at 3:30pm PDT On 24 March, the kids and families of March For Our Lives will take to the streets of Washington, D.C. to demand that their lives and safety become a priority and that we end gun violence and mass shootings…

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Six Months Since Hurricane Maria – Support Efforts to Document and to Support Groups On The Ground

Published: 21 March 2018

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“We didn’t do this to Katrina. We didn’t do this to Harvey. Shame on us.” – Catherine Kennedy, VP, National Nurses United. 6 months after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico remains in crisis and in need of humanitarian aid. #PROnTheMap is making a documentary to keep the story in the news…

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RISE, RESIST, UNITE on International Women’s Day

Published: 7 March 2018

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“My revolution is of the earth and will come from her for her, because of her. It understands that every time we frack or drill or burn or violate the layers of her sacredness we violate the soul of our future.” – Eve Ensler WATCH & SHARE V-Day’s short film “My…

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