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One Billion Rising Solidarity 2018!

Published: 23 February 2018

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Share Your #RiseInSolidarity Photos, Videos & Footage > Share Your Story of the Movement > RISINGS will continue through 8 March, Attend/Plan a Rising > Watch “RISE 2018” – NEW/Just Released V20/OBR Short Video >

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RISE 2018 – new V20 short just released!

Published: 22 February 2018

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Risings are taking place around the globe with a call for solidarity, a call for system change – the change of mindsets, the change of structures, the change in consciousness, awareness and understanding of violence, the change in policies that affect women economically, socially, sexually, physically, emotionally, and the end…

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RISE To End Gun Violence #MarchForOurLives #NationalSchoolWalkout #RiseInSolidarity #UntilTheViolenceStops

Published: 21 February 2018

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V-Day and One Billion Rising stand in solidarity with the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students, who in in the midst of experiencing traumatic loss are taking a stand and demanding justice and reform. V-Day and One Billion Rising activist: Join the student-led March For Our Lives on…

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Share Your #RiseInSolidarity Footage and Photos With Us!

Published: 19 February 2018

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Nuremberg, Germany (Photo Source: S.Fischer) We will need the highest resolution files available. Please follow these two simple steps: Go to dropbox.com. If you are new to Dropbox, please create a free account & use the helpful Get Started page to guide you through the uploading and sharing process. After uploading your…

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OBR #RisingInSolidarity 2018 Report from Kabul: RISING AT PROMOTING WOMEN’S CAPABILITY BY EDUCATION (PWCE) EDUCATIONAL CENTER

Published: 15 February 2018 > Afghanistan

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By Promoting Women’s Capability by Education (PWCE) Kabul, Afghanistan Thanks to OBR, another academic year of our educational center in Kabul came to an end. Another group of our students graduated from our science, computer, English and literacy courses. We held a ceremony which was attended by around 1000 people….

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This Is V20

Published: 14 February 2018

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With gratitude to V-Day and One Billion Rising activists around the world who RISE for V20. With thanks to the activists, filmmakers & photographers, our V-Day, One Billion Rising & City of Joy teams, and to filmmaker Kirthi Nath for making this video a reality! Deepest gratitude and V-love. Download available…

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V20: Share Your Story of the Grassroots Movement to End Violence Against Women and Girls

Published: 11 February 2018

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V20: Share Your V-Day and/or One Billion Rising Story Share Your Story of the Grassroots Movement to End Violence Against Women and Girls It’s been 20 years since V-Day was founded, since The Vagina Monologuesshattered taboos, sharing the stories of women as they had never been told before. 2018 is our…

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Sharing, Documenting and Streaming Your Risings in 2018

Published: 9 February 2018

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Please heavily document your event. We’re especially interested in Photos and Videos For the past five 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 2018, we RISE in Solidarity Against the…

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V20: Share YOUR V-Day and/or One Billion Rising Story. Share Your Story of the Grassroots Movement to End Violence Against Women and Girls

Published: 9 February 2018

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(Actress in the 2017 Production of The Vagina Monologues in Cape Town, South Africa. Photo Credit: Nardus Engelbrecht Photography) It’s been 20 years since V-Day was founded, since The Vagina Monologues shattered taboos, sharing the stories of women as they had never been told before.  2018 is our 20th year. Since…

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Celebrate V20 with Eve and Global Activists at Special Event + Window Installation at ABC Carpet and Home in NYC

Published: 6 February 2018 > USA

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RSVP Required – Please sign up on EventBrite >   V20 Installation of Global Poster Art & Iconic Images For the month of February, ABC Carpet & Home’s flagship store at 888 Broadway in NYC will celebrate 20 years of V-Day, the global activist movement to end violence against all women…

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