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Jakarta Rising in Indonesia on 9 February

Published: 10 February 2019 > Indonesia

Jakarta Rising! February 9, 2019 Willow Poglar, Jakarta, Indonesia RISE! RESIST! UNITE! One Billion Rising! Women rising to end demolition! “Indonesian women unite and fight with the people against discrimination and the fascist regime of President Jokowi”

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Marikina City Philippines Rising Today

Published: 10 February 2019 > Philippines

Women, children and allies in Marikina City, Philippines danced to #1billionrising against all forms of abuse earlier this morning. #LabananAngAbuso #37Gabriela #1billionrising #RiseResistUnite #RiseInSolidarity

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Delhi Rising has Begun!

Published: 10 February 2019 > India

Men Rising in Cameroon

Published: 9 February 2019

Violence against women and girls is rooted in gender-based discrimination, social norms and gender stereotypes that perpetuate this violence. Given the devastating effects of violence on women, efforts have focused on interventions and services for survivors. However, the best way to end violence against women and girls is to prevent…

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Incredible Youth Rising at Carondelet High School in California

Published: 9 February 2019 > USA

Another incredible Youth Rising that took place yesterday, 8 February, at Carondelet High School in Concord, California.

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More OBR Posters Pouring in From Around the World

Published: 9 February 2019

Mexico (hosted by Broadway Mexico) Mexico Wisconsin, USA Wisoncin, USA Kolkata, India Gmunden, Austria Hamburg, Germany Shasta College, California USA University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka Phnom Penh, Cambodia Siliguri, India Jakarta, Indonesia Manila, Philippines Manila, Philippines Marikina City, Philippines Jakarta, Indonesia Namibia Cameroon Swaziland Swaziland Mali Senegal Manila, Philippines Malaysia…

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Gabriela Oakland 2019 Rising – LOVE LETTERS FOR LIBERATION

Published: 9 February 2019 > USA

Join GABRIELA Oakland on this Valentines Day for 1 Billion Rising to rise against all forms of violence against women. We understand that beyond interpersonal violence, women experience political, economic, & societal violence within these oppressive and militarized systems of imperialism, fascism, racism, & xenophobia. This year we highlight political…

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Youth Rising in Tilburg, Netherlands

Published: 8 February 2019

As the world is counting down to the hundreds of risings taking place around the globe – youth from Tilburg, Netherlands lead the way as they begin the global rising events! Amazing images from one of our first 2019 global Risings! Tilburg Netherlands held their One Billion Rising event today,…

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Delhi Rising Event on 12 February

Published: 7 February 2019 > India

Presented by One Billion Rising India and partner groups: Hum hi Se Samvidhaan National Women’s Convention Feb 12, 2019 – 9 am to 6 pm Constitution Club of India, New Delhi Organized by OBR India in collaboration with ANHAD, MKSS, PUCL and SNS OBR India, ANHAD, MKSS, PUCL, and SNS…

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Sharing, Documenting and Streaming Your Risings in 2019

Published: 7 February 2019

Photo Credit: Nina Kramer Please heavily document your event. We’re especially interested in Photos and Videos For the past six years, on or around 14 February, Risings took place around the world, in hundreds of cities, in virtually every country on earth. We have made history. In 2019, we RISE…

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