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Celebrating & Honoring Our Mothers, Support the V-Day Mother’s Day Fund for Incarcerated Women

Published: 8 May 2020

Photo Credit: @stinknormale_superhelden Today, V-Day wishes all a Happy Mother’s Day. As we reflect upon and honor the women who have given us life – whether that is through birth, chosen family, or adoption – we express our deepest gratitude and celebrate these mothers today and every day. We give…

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Join Us – Second Women Workers Rising Town Hall Tues, 12 May with V and Congresswoman Jayapal – Register Today

Published: 6 May 2020

Join Us! WomenWorkersRising.org/TownHall The rapid spread of Coronavirus across the globe has revealed what has always been a glaring truth for so many of the essential workers who are the backbone of our society: the most essential are least valued, are treated as most expendable. It is the working class…

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For #GivingTuesdayNow, RISE & Support Women on the Frontlines

Published: 4 May 2020

Dearest Activists, As the world faces the Covid-19 pandemic, activists, artists, survivors, youth around the world are rising to help impacted communities, frontline workers, and survivors. We invite you support these two new efforts created in solidarity. Your donation will provide much needed assistance and hope for women in these…

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“Covid-19: The First Reported Death at The Bedford Hills Correctional Facility for Women” by Roslyn Smith, V-Day Beyond Incarceration Project Manager

Published: 4 May 2020

Covid-19 is an unprecedented and unpredictable global crisis, a defining moment in our history. This virus has affected everyone, but not equally. The deep structural inequalities in economics, health care systems, prisons, race, class and gender around the world are being exposed with devastating results to the most vulnerable people,…

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GABRIELA USA and ONE BILLION RISING’s International Workers Day SOLIDARITY for ALL WORKERS Virtual Action Friday, 1 May 2020

Published: 28 April 2020

GABRIELA USA and ONE BILLION RISING’s International Workers Day SOLIDARITY for ALL WORKERS Virtual Action Friday, 1 May 2020 Join GABRIELA USA and ONE BILLION RISING for a Virtual Action on 1 May for International Workers Day! Join us as we dance in solidarity for ALL WORKERS! Since the outbreak of…

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Join us Tuesday, Town Hall: Essential Women on the Frontlines w/Rep. Pramila Jayapal & Eve Ensler

Published: 16 April 2020

Join Us! WomenWorkersRising.org/TownHall The rapid spread of Coronavirus across the globe has revealed what has always been a glaring truth for so many of the essential workers who are the backbone of our society: the most essential are least valued, are treated as most expendable. It is the working class…

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SOLIDARITY RISING Series: “Covid-19” by Chikako Hama #LoveInTheTimeofCorona

Published: 10 April 2020

One Billion Rising Coordinator for Japan, CHIKAKO HAMA, is based in Tokyo, Japan. She is the Director of Public and Media Relations at the non-profit organization Aoisora, which focuses on nonviolence efforts and human rights. In addition to her work with One Billion Rising and Aoisora, Chikako is a CAP…

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RISE FOR FARMWORKER WOMEN ON THE FRONTLINES OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Published: 4 April 2020

We need to protect the ones who sustain us. Campesinas are risking their lives to put food on our tables while they struggle to feed their own families, lack access to protective equipment and are unable to practice social distancing. The vast majority cannot access financial protections put forth by…

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“Coronavirus and Women’s Shelters: Policy perspectives on protection of victims of domestic violence during the outbreak” Webinar on 1 April by Garden of Hope and Global Network of Women’s Shelters

Published: 31 March 2020

On 1 April, 6pm local Taiwan time (GMT+8) / 6am ET, the Garden of Hope Foundation, the Asian Network of Women’s Shelters (ANWS) and the Global Network of Women’s Shelters (GNWS) are organizing a webinar on the topic of “Coronavirus and Women’s Shelters: Policy perspectives on protection of victims of domestic violence…

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SOLIDARITY RISING Series: “Deepening Ties to Solidarity” by Afia Walking Tree #LoveInTheTimeofCorona

Published: 29 March 2020

One Billion Rising Coordinator for Jamaica, AFIA WALKING TREE, was born and raised in Jamaica. Afia blends her love for earth and drum into sustainable life-art practices. She has a Masters in Education and her work is dedicated to authentic edutainment performances, lectures, coaching, and permaculture garden and landscape designs….

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