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Artists & Activists RISE at the El Paso Border Calling For an End to Inhumane Immigration Policies and Camps

Published: 10 July 2019

All photos by Paula Allen This past Friday (5 July), Border Agricultural Workers Project, La Mujer Obrera, Alianza Nacional de Campesinas & One Billion Rising presented ARTISTIC UPRISING – EL PASO BORDER, beginning in the early hours of the evening through into the night at the Border Agricultural Workers Project….

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‘Never Again Is Now:’ Artists Protest Conditions At The U.S.-Mexico Border (Texas Public Radio)

Published: 6 July 2019 > Mexico, USA

Originally Published in Texas Public Radio: https://www.tpr.org/post/never-again-now-artists-protest-conditions-us-mexico-border Bianca Acosta came to the U.S. from Mexico as a teenager. “Art itself can cross the borders,” she says. “An artistic uprising really makes an impact.” CREDIT: MALLORY FALK Artists from around the country gathered in El Paso Friday night for what they…

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ARTISTIC UPRISING at the El Paso Border on July 5

Published: 28 June 2019

For the most up to date information about this event, go to onebillionrising.org/ArtisticUprising  Border Agricultural Workers Project, La Mujer Obrera, Alianza Nacional de Campesinas & One Billion Rising Present an ARTISTIC UPRISING At the El Paso Border Friday, July 5 5pm – 10pm (Updated time!) Border Agricultural Workers Project 201…

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Congratulations to the 15th class at City of Joy

Published: 21 June 2019 > Democratic Republic of Congo

Pure JOY! This is what Turning Pain to Power looks like. Congratulations to the 15th class at City of Joy on your graduation. “Graduation day 15th session…we did it again ..perfection, new leaders, future of the DRC..deepest gratitude to Eve Ensler, my V-Day family, my dream team V-Day Congo! Family…

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Men RISING: Happy Father’s Day

Published: 12 June 2019

Photo Credit: One Billion Rising Kolkata On Father’s Day, we honor the men who raised us and stand with us – whether through parenthood, chosen family, or adoption. We honor the men who RISE and V-Men everywhere who responded to the call to end violence against all women and girls….

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“The Apology” Sparks Revolutionary Conversation in the Media, and Calls for Transformation

Published: 6 June 2019

Since its release on May 14th, The Apology, a best seller, has been met with critical praise, while sparking necessary dialogue on sexual assault, accountability, and transformation. The conversation that the book is engendering has been profound, as Eve continues her book tour, while speaking to and being interviewed by various…

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Eve’s Birthday Wish – Turn Pain to Power to Planting. Support a Collective of City of Joy Graduates

Published: 24 May 2019

Photo Credit: Paula Allen As we write, the next class is getting ready for graduation from City of Joy, the revolutionary leadership center for women survivors of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo. These ninety graduates will join a growing cohort of incredible women who have survived some of…

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Eve’s Newest Book “The Apology” Out Today

Published: 14 May 2019

“As only she can, Eve Ensler shares the story of her father’s ultimate betrayal with both unflinching candor and immeasurable grace. Through sheer creative force, she takes us on her own journey to healing. Though Ensler’s story is deeply personal, its lessons are universal.” – Anita Hill “The geometry of…

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Celebrating & Honoring Our Mothers, Today and Every Day

Published: 9 May 2019

OBR Brazil, Credit: @mariliayonara V-Day wishes all a Happy Mother’s Day, as we reflect upon and honor the women who have given us life – whether that be through birth, chosen family, or adoption – we express our deepest gratitude and celebrate these mothers today and every day.   Calling…

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“Incarceration: Violence, Accountability and Transformation” by Roslyn Smith

Published: 25 April 2019

Spotlight Blog Series on Women in Prison & Detention V-Day’s Spotlight on Women in Prison, Detention Centers, and Formerly Incarcerated Women has been created in collaboration with Kathy Boudin and Cheryl Wilkins and formerly incarcerated women and activists working on prison reform and prison abolition. In this blog series you…

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