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Church Women Rising in the Philippines

Published: 8 February 2024 > Philippines

PHILIPPINES Women of Faith: Ecumenical One Billion Rising February 8, 2024 Organized by the Ecumenical Women’s Forum (a member of the OBR Philippines Task Force Group) Source: FB (National Council of Churches in the Philippines) The National Council of Churches in the Philippines (NCCP) and other Christian groups hold “Ecumenical…

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OBR Philippines announces Rising Freedom Festival on 22 February

Published: 8 February 2024 > Philippines

OBR PHILIPPINES: RISING FREEDOM FESTIVAL February 22, 2024 COMMUNITY. CELEBRATION. RESISTANCE. HEALING. CONNECTION. HONORING. ART. Under the moon and stars. A TRIBUTE to our indigenous women leaders An HONORING of our OBR elders A RISING for Mother Earth A CRY to Free Palestine A PRAYER for Men A REVERING of…

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OBR Kenya and HER Voice stand up against feminicide

Published: 1 February 2024 > Kenya

Source: One Billion Rising Kenya & HER Voice Kenyan women marching to stand up against the femicide. #EndFemicideKe #saynotoviolenceagainstwomen #Usikimye

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Empowering Justice: Right/Write to Heal’s Inspiring Journey to Beyond the Bars Conference in Nairobi

Published: 31 January 2024

The Right/Write to Heal Initiative is a joint project of the Columbia Center for Justice and V-Day’s Beyond Incarceration Project. Through Right/Write to Heal, women share how they cope with the consequences of incarceration on themselves, their families and communities, with the goal of changing how people understand the impact…

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ONE BILLION RISING CROATIA – Women’s Film Festival 2024

Published: 17 January 2024

Sharing from Rada Boric (OBR Croatia and OBR Europe Regional Coordinator) Source: FB: One Billion Rising Croatia ONE BILLION RISING CROATIA – Women’s Film Festival 2024 BIGGER than THE TRAUMA Women’s Film Festival and One Billion Rising present award-winning documentary “Bigger than Trauma” by Mirta Puhlivski and Vedrana Pribacic 17….

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More OBR Posters from all over Germany

Published: 16 January 2024 > Germany

Source: IG: onebillionrising_de

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Nepal Rising for Inclusion, Pluralism and Freedom

Published: 14 January 2024

Shared by Abha Bhaiya (OBR India coordinator) Nepal held a One Billion Rising event on 14 January, organized by Voice for Equality in Nepal, an organization working for LGBTQ communities. The theme of the event was “Rise for Inclusion, Pluralism and Freedom” and had a large number of young girls…

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India begins “Rise For Freedom” 2024 Rising Festivals!

Published: 9 January 2024 > India

Source: FB: Jagori Grameen Joining hands for freedom at Chambi Ground! On January 9, 2024, Jagori Rural Charitable Trust hosted the ‘Rise for Freedom’ event, uniting 800 strong voices for a world free from oppression. Let’s spread the message of love, peace, and harmony. Standing up against violence! Joining the…

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RISE In 2024: Rise For Freedom, Be The New World

Published: 9 January 2024

JOIN US, RISE IN 2024 As we write, One Billion Rising coordinators and activists and communities are planning hundreds of rising events, festivals and actions around the globe. They are escalating the call to #RiseForFreedom in response to the ongoing intensification of violence – rape, hate, exclusion, killing, discrimination, exploitation,…

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OBR mini New Year launch – Sri Lanka

Published: 31 December 2023

Shared by: Kamala Vasuki (OBR Sri Lanka coordinator) Source: FB: Kamala Vasuki New Year wishes with the mini-Launch of One Billion Rising to End Violence Against Women, 31st Dec 2023 – Sri Lanka “Fill the World with Love”, “A Year sans Wars”, Palmyrah leaves with scripts to wish for the…

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