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Hundreds of girls rose in Kabul to show their resolute determination for change and a violence-free Afghanistan and a peaceful world

Published: 15 February 2019 > Afghanistan

By Promoting Women’s Capability by Education (PWCE) Kabul, Afghanistan Another academic year is ended. Despite enormous problem regarding security, and social restrictions, our educational center funded and supported by OBR has provided around 600 young girls and women the best free opportunity possible to fulfill their dreams. As previous years,…

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As the world RISES, New Hip Hop Single Calls on Men to “DISMANTLE” Patriarchy

Published: 14 February 2019

NEW HIP HOP SINGLE CALLS ON MEN TO “DISMANTLE” PATRIARCHY AS THE WORLD RISES, “DISMANTLE” BY DUO CHARITY CROFF AND JACOB DENZEL OF ARCHDUKE (FEATURING TAYLOR IMAN AND JENEE JONES) LAUNCHES TODAY IN CONJUNCTION WITH ONE BILLION RISING GLOBAL MASS ACTIONS, AND THE CELEBRATION OF THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES AND…

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NEW HIP HOP SINGLE CALLS ON MEN TO “DISMANTLE” PATRIARCHY (Media Alert)

Published: 14 February 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Cristina Escobar, Tim Rusch at media(at)onebillionrising.org NEW HIP HOP SINGLE CALLS ON MEN TO “DISMANTLE” PATRIARCHY AS THE WORLD RISES, DUO CHARITY CROFF AND JACOB DENZEL OF ARCHDUKE, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH ONE BILLION RISING, RELEASE “DISMANTLE” SINGLE (FEATURING TAYLOR IMAN AND JENEE JONES) AS PART OF…

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Madanpur Khadar, New Delhi Rising!

Published: 12 February 2019 > India

From Azad Foundation – long time OBR India organizers on their OBR event in Madanpur Khadar, New Delhi. “It was amazing to see you all those who turned out at Madanpur Khadar to celebrate our last OBR event of the season. We are ever grateful for your continuous support to…

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“Dublin to Calcutta, stories of a ‘rising’” (The Telegraph India)

Published: 11 February 2019 > India

By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta (The Telegraph): https://www.telegraphindia.com/states/west-bengal/dublin-to-calcutta-stories-of-a-rising/cid/1684229 Girls perform at the Calcutta leg of OBR India 2019 Rises in front of the Simpark Mall adjacent to New Market on Saturday. Picture by Bishwarup Dutta / The Telegraph The One Billion Rising movement was started by Eve Ensler to take…

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Cyprus Rising! “Hundreds showed up for One Billion Rising march” (CyprusMail Online)

Published: 11 February 2019

Published on: https://cyprus-mail.com/2019/02/11/hundreds-showed-up-for-one-billion-rising-march/ Hundreds gathered on Sunday at Faneromeni square to join their voices as part of the One Billion Rising movement to protest violence against women by spouses and partners. Holding signs proclaiming “short skirts don’t cause rape, rapists do” and “your silence is their greatest weapon”, among other…

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Share Your #RiseInSolidarity Footage and Photos With Us!

Published: 10 February 2019

Berlin, Germany. Photo Credit: Nina Kramer 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…

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Wisconsin Rising on 9 February Featured on WXOW local news: “Ending gender-based violence that one billion women face”

Published: 10 February 2019 > USA

Published in WXOW: https://wxow.com/news/top-stories/2019/02/09/ending-gender-based-violence-that-one-billion-women-face/ LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) — New Horizons Shelter and Outreach Centers hosted “One Billion Rising”, one of the biggest mass actions to end violence against women on February 9, 2019 at Valley View Mall. Different organizations showed up to hand out fliers and T-shirts in support…

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Jakarta Rising in Indonesia on 9 February

Published: 10 February 2019 > Indonesia

Jakarta Rising! February 9, 2019 Willow Poglar, Jakarta, Indonesia RISE! RESIST! UNITE! One Billion Rising! Women rising to end demolition! “Indonesian women unite and fight with the people against discrimination and the fascist regime of President Jokowi”

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Marikina City Philippines Rising Today

Published: 10 February 2019 > Philippines

Women, children and allies in Marikina City, Philippines danced to #1billionrising against all forms of abuse earlier this morning. #LabananAngAbuso #37Gabriela #1billionrising #RiseResistUnite #RiseInSolidarity

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