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CITY OF JOY Documentary Film to Have London Premiere at Raindance Film Festival

Published: 29 August 2017 > V-Day

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CITY OF JOY is continuing its film festival tour across the US and the world, and recently picked up The Jury Award for Best Documentary at the Woods Hole Film Festival. Next stop for the film will be London. Upcoming Screening: Raindance Film Festival Thursday, 21 September at 3:15 PM…

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ONE BILLION RISING GATHERING IN SYDNEY: 2 SEPTEMBER

Published: 28 August 2017 > V-Day > Australia

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On 2 September, Eve Ensler, founder of One Billion Rising (OBR) and Monique Wilson, Global OBR Director will meet, converse, share stories and celebrate with One Billion Rising Australia organisers, migrant women workers, local women’s groups, and OBR activists. The OBR gathering in Sydney will be an opportunity to hear…

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Bay Area Activists – Rise with Us to End White Supremacy, Fascism and Patriarchy This Weekend

Published: 24 August 2017 > V-Day > USA

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This weekend, on Saturday, 26 August & Sunday, 27 August, White Supremacist groups are coming for planned rallies in San Francisco and Berkeley. One Billion Rising & V-Day activists are planning to march and rally in San Francisco on Saturday, 26 August, joining the growing coalition of individuals, organizations, and…

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Rise Against Hate, Rise Against White Supremacy: A Call to Action in Response to Charlottesville

Published: 15 August 2017 > V-Day

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The violence in Charlottesville last weekend that resulted in three dead and dozens injured has left the US reeling. For many of us in the V-Day and One Billion Rising movements, it has been a time of action, speaking out against hate and also of mourning, re-traumatization, fear and anger….

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ONE BILLION RISING – PART OF THE INTERNATIONAL GATHERING ON SACRED ACTIVISM IN TAMERA, PORTUGAL IN AUGUST

Published: 7 July 2017 > V-Day

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Monique Wilson, Global Director of ONE BILLION RISING, will be joining other international activists at this gathering on Sacred Activism – bringing the focus on women and girls, and the use of art in activism. TAMERA is a school and research centre for realistic utopia. The project was founded in Germany…

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“RISE” FILM – SACRED FEMININE RISING FROM BALI

Published: 7 July 2017 > V-Day

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“RISE” FILM – SACRED FEMININE RISING FROM BALI From: Layla El Khadri (Organizer of OBR Bali/ Founder of Ritual Dance) RITUAL DANCE COMPANY RITUAL DANCE COMPANY is a multicultural Art Company formed by five Soul Sisters from Spain/Morocco, USA, The Netherlands, Russia and Chile. Artist, Dancers, Musicians, Therapist, Revolutionaries, Mothers…

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“2017 Tainan OBR Anti-Violence Gathering” Event Update from GARDEN OF HOPE (OBR TAIWAN COORDINATORS)

Published: 28 June 2017 > V-Day > Taiwan

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The Garden of Hope Foundation Tainan Office and the Bureau of Social Affairs of Tainan City Government have launched an OBR event “2017 Tainan OBR Anti-Violence Gathering” (106年台南OBR反暴齊步走) last Saturday (18 June 2017). The event invited citizens to join OBR to dance in order to say No to violence, and…

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“OBR ASIAN COORDINATORS RISING IN TAIWAN” by GARDEN OF HOPE – One Billion Rising Coordinators (Taiwan)

Published: 26 June 2017 > V-Day > Taiwan

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OBR ASIAN COORDINATORS RISING IN TAIWAN ASIAN NETWORK FOR ENDING SEXUAL/ GENDER – BASED VIOLENCE by GARDEN OF HOPE – One Billion Rising Coordinators (Taiwan) The OBR Taiwan Coordinators and Organizers since 2013, THE GARDEN OF HOPE, hosted a Gender Violence Workshop in the East Asian Democracy Forum, held in…

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INDIA AND SOUTH ASIA RISING! Update from Kamla Bhasin (OBR South Asia Regional Coordinator)

Published: 21 June 2017 > V-Day > India

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INDIA AND SOUTH ASIA RISING! by Kamla Bhasin (OBR South Asia Regional Coordinator/ Sangat South Asia Feminist Network) June 2017 The 8th Jagori Grameen and Sangat Sangat two country feminist capacity building course started yesterday in Tara Centre of Jagori Himachal. Thirty seven women, men and transgender people from India…

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“INDIGENOUS PEOPLE RISING IN THE PHILIPPINES” Update from Kakay Tolentino, OBR Organizer and BAI Indigenous Women’s Network National Coordinator

Published: 21 June 2017 > V-Day > Philippines

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INDIGENOUS PEOPLE RISING IN THE PHILIPPINES By: Kakay Tolentino National Coordinator – BAI Indigenous Women’s Network OBR Organizers / Philippines Last April 27th, the Indigenous Mangyan peoples held a One Billion Rising against Mining. They danced and rose against the National Greening Project that widely land grabs the ancestral lands…

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