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We Celebrate Black History Month

Published: 26 February 2022

This Black History Month we celebrate the courageous, creative and visionary Black activists who make up our movement to end violence against all women and girls and the planet. Each and every day, they push boundaries, build community and create the most astounding art. Featured are Aimee Allison, Dara Baldwin,…

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One Billion Rising Appeal for Peace

Published: 25 February 2022

As One Billion Rising, a global activist movement to end violence against all women (cisgender, transgender, and those who hold fluid identities that are subject to gender-based violence), girls and the planet, we stand in solidarity with the people of Ukraine and as we call urgently upon governments of the…

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Afghanistan Update: Reports from Women on the Ground; Support a Mobile Health Team

Published: 18 February 2022 > Afghanistan

As we RISE for the Bodies of All Women, Girls & the Earth and activate worldwide, we continue to find ways to RISE for and with the women of Afghanistan, to share the reality of life on the ground, and ways we can directly help. VIDEOS FROM WOMEN ON THE…

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The World is RISING!

Published: 13 February 2022

The world is RISING! As we write, activists are connecting in a deep, purposeful, political, transformative, empowering, and hopeful way through 2022’s powerful, bold and fearless artistic risings. They are leading communities and of the communities, as together we RISE for the Bodies of All Women, Girls, and the Earth….

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“WINGS” MUSIC VIDEO RELEASED TODAY INITIATED AND PRODUCED BY SIÂN POTTOK IN SOLIDARITY WITH ONE BILLION RISING

Published: 12 February 2022

  WINGS is an awareness campaign in support of V-Day and ONE BILLION RISING, global activists movements to end violence against all women (cisgender, transgender, and those who hold fluid identities that are subject to gender-based violence), girls and the planet, initiated and produced by Siân Pottok (singer songwriter based in Paris,…

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Special Issue of “The Guardian”, Living in a Woman’s Body, curated by V in solidarity with One Billion Rising 2022: Rise for the Bodies of All Women and the Earth

Published: 12 February 2022

The Guardian has just released a special issue on Women’s Bodies and the Body of the Earth, curated by V. The special issue is made up of a series of pieces, poems, essays, and monologues by Nazia, Arifa Akbar, Joanne Cacciatore, Judith Clark, Chanel DaSilva, Juno Dawson, Jessica Fostekew, Shabnam…

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ONE BILLION RISING ANNOUNCES 2022 CAMPAIGN THEME: RISE FOR THE BODIES OF ALL WOMEN, GIRLS & THE EARTH

Published: 12 February 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: media (at) vday.org Events to Take Place Globally from February to April, Highlighting the Parallel Between the Exploitation of Women’s Bodies and the Destruction of the Earth Living in a Woman’s Body, Special Issue of The Guardian curated by V (formerly Eve Ensler), to Feature Poems,…

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Global Events Taking Place in Over 70 Countries & Growing

Published: 11 February 2022

One Billion Rising activists are back at it again in the ninth year of the campaign with over 70 countries rising, hundreds of creative resistance events are taking place on the ground and online to end gender based violence and climate destruction. It’s time to RISE for the Bodies of…

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One Billion Rising 2022 Events Listing

Published: 11 February 2022

One Billion Rising activists are back at it again in the ninth year of the campaign with over 70 countries rising, hundreds of creative resistance events are taking place on the ground and online to end gender based violence and climate destruction. It’s time to RISE for the Bodies of…

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Rejoice & RISE Online 14 February, Join us for a Body Love Uprising Hosted by V (fka Eve Ensler) & Middle Church’s Jacqui Lewis

Published: 4 February 2022

On Monday, 14 February, we ushered in the 2022 One Billion Rising season with REJOICE & RISE 2022: A BODY LOVE UPRISING. One Billion Rising activists are back at it again in the ninth year of the campaign with over 70 countries rising, hundreds of creative resistance events are taking…

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