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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

V-Day Cape Town 2017 Cast Member (Photo Credit: Nardus Engelbrecht Photography)

(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


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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Eve Opens In The Body of The World on 6 February; V20 Rise: This is an Artistic Uprising

Published: 3 February 2018


Eve Opens In The Body of The World on 6 February Christine Schuler Deschryver of City of Joy Featured During “Beyond The Stage” Talkbacks (13, 15, 16 & 17 February) In the Body of the World, a powerful new play based on Eve’s critically acclaimed memoir opens at Manhattan Theatre…

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V20 – the 20th Anniversary of The Vagina Monologues and V-Day – Celebrated with Window Displays Featuring Global Poster Art & Iconic Images at ABC Carpet and Home

Published: 2 February 2018 > USA


From 16 January through 28 February, ABC Carpet and Home’s flagship store at 888 Broadway (19th Street), NYC will celebrate 20 years of V-Day, the global activist movement to end violence against all women and girls (cisgender, transgender, and gender non-conforming) that grew out of Tony award- winning playwright Eve…

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Men Rising! Coca Cola factory workers in Davao City join One Billion Rising 2018

Published: 1 February 2018 > Philippines


By Monique Wilson Men Rising! Coca Cola factory workers in Davao City join One Billion Rising 2018: Rising in Solidarity to end violence against women and girls. Alongside women workers in the country and in many parts around the world, they are contractual and have no job security or benefits…

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Published: 26 January 2018


V-Day and One Billion Rising Activists – we have lots of news to share. Please take a moment and read these updates. With V-love & gratitude, Tony & the V-Day/OBR team Say It, Stage It! V-Day Benefit Performances Have Been Extended Through March! The V-Day campaigns are running at full…

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My Revolution Lives In This Body: A V20 Call for Activists, Written by Eve Ensler, Performed by Rosario Dawson, Directed by Deborah Anderson

Published: 25 January 2018


Download available here > “My revolution shows up unexpectedly It’s not naïve but believes in miracles Cannot be categorized targeted branded Or even located Offers prophecy not prescription Is determined by mystery and ecstatic joy Requires listening Is not centralized though we all know where we’re going It happens in…

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Lohardaga, India Rising!

Published: 24 January 2018 > India


By Kamla Bhasin (South Asia OBR regional coordinator) I am delighted to share photos and some information about a brilliant, energetic One Billion Rising event in the City Hall of Lohardaga town, 80 kms from Ranchi, India. About 2800 women, men, girls and boys participated. Many local NGOs, schools, colleges,…

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Youth Rising Against Fascism in the Philippines

Published: 24 January 2018 > Philippines


By: Gabriela Youth CALL FOR WORKS In line with the upcoming One Billion Rising (OBR) global solidarity campaign, where “billion” came from the UN statistics showing that one in three women will be raped or beaten in her lifetime, Gabriela Youth PUP offers aspiring artists and writers to share their…

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