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Raise the Vibration

Published: 7 March 2020

Activists Called for Radical Shift to End Violence Against All Women & Girls in Thousands of Global Events in over 180 Countries Risings are taking place through 8 March, #InternationalWomensDay. Over a hundred cities in Italy, Poland, Germany, and the Philippines respectively are Rising. Every state in India. Over 500…

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NEW SHORT FILM: “Raise the Vibration”, Featuring Voiceover by Thandie Newton & Words by Eve Ensler, Released for IWD2020

Published: 6 March 2020

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we are thrilled to announce the release of our latest short film – “Raise the Vibration” featuring voiceover by actor/activist/V-Day Board member Thandie Newton and words by Tony award winning playwright / One Billion Rising and V-Day founder Eve Ensler. Directed by filmmaker Deborah Anderson…

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WE ARE RISING FOR INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

Published: 28 February 2020

Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo Credit: @obrjakarta Kibera-Nairobi, Kenya. Photo Credit: One Billion Rising Kenya Taos, NM, USA. Photo Credit: Morgan Timms / The Taos News Our new liberation anthem, “We Are Rising,” is a global hit! The video has been viewed over half a million times and the song has been…

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WEINSTEIN FOUND GUILTY OF SEXUAL ASSAULT AND RAPE

Published: 28 February 2020

Content warning: rape, sexual violence Two years after survivors broke the silence around Harvey Weinstein’s predatory behavior, Harvey Weinstein has been found guilty of criminal sexual acts and rape in New York. On Monday, 24 February, a New York jury found Weinstein guilty of a criminal sex act in the…

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Document & Share Your Risings; Tell Us the Story of Your Rising

Published: 20 February 2020

(L) Hamburg, Germany. @one_billion_rising_hamburg (R) Bihar, India. @Sahyogi Ngo Across the globe, One Billion Rising activists are RAISING THE VIBRATION through music, chanting, dance, drumming, original monologues, and more, staging actions and events that reflect the intersecting challenges, needs and desires of all women and girls and their communities. Risings…

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Tokyo Rising!

Published: 14 February 2020

“Team Ekoda, a mixed group of students who study Japanese Dance, Theatre Producing, etc, joined and choreographed by EMICHI, Japanese Traditional Dance Duo, dance to Break the Chain to express solidarity to all women and children who suffer, in February 2020 as a part of global campaign One Billion Rising.”…

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We Are RISING

Published: 14 February 2020

Activists, survivors and youth around the globe are Raising the Vibration for #1BillionRising 2020. This is a snapshot of the thousands of One Billion Rising creative resistance events. Risings are taking place during the month of February and leading up to 8 March, #InternationalWomensDay. Over a hundred cities in Italy, Poland, Germany, and the Philippines respectively…

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RISE 2020 Cover Photos Available for Download

Published: 11 February 2020

Spread the word and RISE with these cover photos to use on your social media profiles. Tap and hold, drag and drop, or right click to save these images to your device. And check out our logos and music & video resource pages for other media you can use for…

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SHARING, DOCUMENTING AND STREAMING YOUR RISINGS IN 2020

Published: 10 February 2020

Photo Credit: Kisha Bari Please heavily document your event. We’re especially interested in Photos and Videos Over the past years, on or around 14 February, thousands of Risings took place around the world, in hundreds of cities, in virtually every country on earth. We have made history. In 2020, we RISE…

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V-Rising Season is ON

Published: 8 February 2020

RISE 2020 One Billion Rising activists are taking to the streets across the globe amplifying some of the most pressing issues that intersect with violence against all women and girls (cisgender, transgender, and those who hold fluid identities that are subject to gender-based violence). Risings are Raising the Vibration, amplifying the…

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