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Global Solidarity with the Women of Iran

Published: 18 October 2022 > Iran

 V-Day and One Billion Rising stand in solidarity with Iranians who are taking to the streets in large-scale protests across the Islamic Republic of Iran in response to the murder of Mahsa Amini. Iranian women have asked that we amplify the stories of women on the ground in Iran,…

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The Simeen Mobile Health Team Visits the Logar and Parwan Provinces

Published: 18 October 2022 > Afghanistan

Amidst increasing need, the Simeen mobile health team continues its work. Last month, the team visited the Logar province and the Parwan province in northern Afghanistan. They spent time in communities living in politically volatile conditions, subject to sporadic invasions and fighting caused by the Taliban. Most community members have…

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Rise with the Women of Iran

Published: 30 September 2022 > Iran

Women of the World Have Our Eyes on Iran NOW MORE THAN EVER OUR SOLIDARITY IS ESSENTIAL. HELP THE PEOPLE ON THE GROUND IN IRAN. V-Day and One Billion Rising stand in solidarity with Iranians who are taking to the streets in large-scale protests across the Islamic Republic of Iran…

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#DayWithoutUs on Friday, 30 September

Published: 28 September 2022 > Iran, USA

#DayWithoutUs on Friday, 30 September V-Day and One Billion Rising are proud to partner with #DayWithoutUs, a national day of action led by Black women and an invitation for all of us to abandon borders, boundaries, and binaries to build solidarity across the country. By Black women and for ALL,…

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RISE with the Women of Iran – Statement from V-Day and One Billion Rising

Published: 22 September 2022 > Iran

V-Day and One Billion Rising stand in solidarity with Iranians who are taking to the streets in large-scale protests across the Islamic Republic of Iran in response to the murder of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old Kurdish woman who was arrested in the capital city of Tehran by the “morality police”…

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Rise for Pakistan: Urgent Appeal to Help Communities Devastated by Flooding Caused by Climate Disaster

Published: 2 September 2022 > Pakistan

All of us at V-Day, One Billion Rising & City of Joy are devastated for the communities destroyed by record monsoon flooding in Pakistan, where more than a third of its land is underwater and over 1100 people have already died. Millions are without food and shelter – according to…

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Agnes Pareyio Makes History with Election to Kenyan Parliament – Congratulations Agnes!

Published: 11 August 2022 > Kenya

Agnes Pareyio Elected Member of Kenyan Parliament, Makes History as First Woman MP from Narok Pareyio is the Founder of Tasaru Ntomonok Initiative/V-Day Safe House for The Girls in Kenya, Combatting FGM, Changing Culture and Educating Girls The results are in. Agnes Pareyio, the Founder of the Tasaru Ntomonok Initiative/V-Day Safe…

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Love in the face of what seems impossible, City of Joy Update from V (formerly Eve Ensler)

Published: 30 June 2022 > Democratic Republic of Congo

   This week, V visited the City of Joy and attended the graduation of the 21st class. “Everything feels so terrible and difficult right now in so many places in the world where right wing fascism, extreme misogyny, and hate seems to be spreading faster than any virus we know….

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“The girls I taught in Kabul were Afghanistan’s future. The Taliban has taken that away.”

Published: 14 April 2022 > Afghanistan

– New Piece in The Guardian by Shikiba, a Teacher at City of Knowledge Photo: Afghan teachers protest against the Taliban’s closure of classes to older girls. Photograph: EPA/The Guardian As we RISE for the Bodies of All Women, Girls & the Earth and activate worldwide, we continue to find ways…

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V-Day Safe House for The Girls in Kenya Celebrates 20 Years of Combatting FGM, Changing Culture & Educating Girls

Published: 8 April 2022 > Kenya

Photos by Paula Allen for V-Day Twenty years ago, the V-Day Safe House for the Girls opened in the Southern Rift Valley in Narok, Kenya. Founded and led by Agnes Pareyio and the Tasaru Ntomonok Initiative, the safe house provides shelter and education for girls running away from female genital…

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