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

Published: 24 May 2019

Photo Credit: Paula Allen 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…

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Eve’s Newest Book “The Apology” Out Today

Published: 14 May 2019

“As only she can, Eve Ensler shares the story of her father’s ultimate betrayal with both unflinching candor and immeasurable grace. Through sheer creative force, she takes us on her own journey to healing. Though Ensler’s story is deeply personal, its lessons are universal.” – Anita Hill “The geometry of…

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Celebrating & Honoring Our Mothers, Today and Every Day

Published: 9 May 2019

OBR Brazil, Credit: @mariliayonara V-Day wishes all a Happy Mother’s Day, as we reflect upon and honor the women who have given us life – whether that be through birth, chosen family, or adoption – we express our deepest gratitude and celebrate these mothers today and every day.   Calling…

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“Incarceration: Violence, Accountability and Transformation” by Roslyn Smith

Published: 25 April 2019

Spotlight Blog Series on Women in Prison & Detention V-Day’s Spotlight on Women in Prison, Detention Centers, and Formerly Incarcerated Women has been created in collaboration with Kathy Boudin and Cheryl Wilkins and formerly incarcerated women and activists working on prison reform and prison abolition. In this blog series you…

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V-Day/One Billion Rising Statement on US Threat of Veto to UN Resolution On Rape As Weapon Of War

Published: 23 April 2019 > USA

Photo: Valery Sharifulin / Tass / Guardian V-Day and One Billion Rising condemn the United States’ threat to veto the United Nation’s resolution on combatting the use of rape as a weapon of war because it calls for support of family planning clinics for survivors and uses terminology like sexual…

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Women Workers RISING: BE HEARD in the Workplace Act Introduced Today

Published: 9 April 2019 > USA

BE HEARD (Bringing an End to Harassment by Enhancing Accountability and Rejecting Discrimination) in the Workplace Act Introduced Today “Women’s work makes the world go round. To enact legislation that seeks to protect women in the workplace so that they can work with dignity, support themselves and their families and…

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Spanish Language Version of “Like a Woman” Released

Published: 12 March 2019 > Mexico

“MUJER VALIENTE” SPANISH-LANGUAGE VERSION OF “LIKE A WOMAN” RELEASED RECORDED BY KIKE JIMÉNEZ OF THE VOICE MEXICO AND SEAN O’CONNELL Just out! Kike Jiménez (finalist on The Voice Mexico) and Sean O’Connell – together with One Billion Rising – release “Mujer Valiente” – the Spanish language translation of “Like a Woman”…

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Campesinas Rising Campaign Announced for 25 March

Published: 12 March 2019

#CAMPESINASRISING ON 25 MARCH LED BY ALIANZA NACIONAL DE CAMPESINAS, THE FIRST NATIONAL FARMWORKER WOMEN ORGANIZATION THAT FIGHTS FOR CAMPESINA’S HUMAN RIGHTS Campesinas Rising will raise awareness about and work towards eliminating violence faced by campesina women and girls, in the United States and globally. The idea of Campesinas Rising…

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Published: 8 March 2019

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NEW Single/Video out for International Women’s Day: “Like a Woman” Calls In Men to the Movement

Published: 8 March 2019

ON INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY, SINGER/SONGWRITER RYAN AMADOR AND ONE BILLION RISING RELEASE “LIKE A WOMAN” TO CALL MEN INTO THE MOVEMENT See the video at In celebration of International Women’s Day, One Billion Rising, the biggest mass action to end violence against all women and girls (cisgender, transgender, and…

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