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Nepal Rising for Inclusion, Pluralism and Freedom

Published: 14 January 2024

Shared by Abha Bhaiya (OBR India coordinator) Nepal held a One Billion Rising event on 14 January, organized by Voice for Equality in Nepal, an organization working for LGBTQ communities. The theme of the event was “Rise for Inclusion, Pluralism and Freedom” and had a large number of young girls…

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India begins “Rise For Freedom” 2024 Rising Festivals!

Published: 9 January 2024 > India

Source: FB: Jagori Grameen Joining hands for freedom at Chambi Ground! On January 9, 2024, Jagori Rural Charitable Trust hosted the ‘Rise for Freedom’ event, uniting 800 strong voices for a world free from oppression. Let’s spread the message of love, peace, and harmony. Standing up against violence! Joining the…

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RISE In 2024: Rise For Freedom, Be The New World

Published: 9 January 2024

JOIN US, RISE IN 2024 As we write, One Billion Rising coordinators and activists and communities are planning hundreds of rising events, festivals and actions around the globe. They are escalating the call to #RiseForFreedom in response to the ongoing intensification of violence – rape, hate, exclusion, killing, discrimination, exploitation,…

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OBR mini New Year launch – Sri Lanka

Published: 31 December 2023

Shared by: Kamala Vasuki (OBR Sri Lanka coordinator) Source: FB: Kamala Vasuki New Year wishes with the mini-Launch of One Billion Rising to End Violence Against Women, 31st Dec 2023 – Sri Lanka “Fill the World with Love”, “A Year sans Wars”, Palmyrah leaves with scripts to wish for the…

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HONG KONG MIGRANTS AND DOMESTIC WORKERS LAUNCH ONE BILLION RISING 2024 ON INTERNATIONAL MIGRANTS DAY

Published: 17 December 2023 > Hong Kong

Shared by: Shiela Tebia (OBR Hong Kong Coordinator) OBR Hong Kong Launched on the Occasion of International Migrants Day 2023 (17 December 2023) HK Migrants call for Inclusion and expect genuine services and protection in 2024. In commemoration of International Migrants Day, and to launch One Billion Rising 2024, the…

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OBR Eswatini Launch event with Hosea’s Heart Safe House

Published: 9 December 2023 > Eswatini

Shared by Colani Hlatjwako (OBR Eswatini/ OBR Africa regional coordinator) Source: FB: One Billion Rising Eswatini Building up to #obr2024 festival on ending Violence. Hosea’s Heart girls expressing their freedom through art. Violence against all women and girls must be understood as a life threatening protection issue. On the 9th…

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“UNTIL THE VIOLENCE STOPS”

Published: 6 December 2023

UNTIL THE VIOLENCE STOPS V-Day is a movement that has worked for decades in war zones in places like Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Haiti, Kosovo, Afghanistan, Iraq and Sudan. We have been invited into regions that are typically ignored and made invisible to the western world,…

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OBR Indonesia at COP28 in Dubai

Published: 4 December 2023 > Indonesia

Shared by Triana Wardani (OBR Indonesia Coordinator) Source: FB: Seruni SERUNI and OBR Indonesia supported the PRCJ (People Rising for Climate Justice) action on Dec 4th at COP28 Dubai. Triana Wardani, OBR Indonesia coordinator, also spoke at an adjacent event on behalf of rural women from the global south countries,…

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ONE BILLION RISING ZIMBABWE LAUNCH

Published: 2 December 2023

(Shared by Nyasha Sengayi – OBR Zimbabwe coordinator) Source: FB: One Billion Rising (OBR) Zimbabwe On Saturday, we had a great opportunity to rise and infuse an artistic culture as we launched the One Billion Rising Campaign and celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Zimbabwean campaign. As the campaign grows,…

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OBR 2024 Events coming in from Africa

Published: 1 December 2023

More OBR Africa 2024 posters and images: Source: Colani Hlatjwako (OBR Africa regional coordinator) ZIMBABWE   BOTSWANA   GABON   CAMEROON   KENYA   NIGERIA

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