Rising

Rising: Manila continues the rising on International Women’s Day

Published: 9 March 2014

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Women, men and children marched to the presidential palace where they ROSE for Justice

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THANK YOU! From the One Billion Rising Global Coordinators on International Women’s Day

Published: 7 March 2014

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  As International Women’s Day, 8 March, begins, we are excited to share this special note from our ONE BILLION RISING FOR JUSTICE Global Coordinators and highlights from this year’s campaign. Risings are still happening throughout Canada and across the globe, please be sure to CHECK OUT our event map to find…

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Rising: The Philippines continue to rise for justice

Published: 5 March 2014 > Philippines

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After One Billion Rising for Justice events in Tacloban City last March 1   one of the worst hit cities from the storm- where survivors of the storm Haiyan/ Yolanda, led by the People Surge alliance danced to demand justice for President Aquino’s criminal neglect of the people affected by…

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Rising: V-Activists in Armenia share video from their rising!

Published: 4 March 2014

Over a quarter of the Armenian women are hit or beaten by a family member and about two thirds experience psychological abuse, according to the official statistics. With high rates of gender based violence and gender discrimination in Armenia, raising awareness and promoting gender equality is a critical issue for…

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Rising: Students in South Africa join the rising

Published: 3 March 2014

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Students from Brescia House School, South Africa come together for Justice.  

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Watch: Yebo ArtReach in Swaziland lend their voices to One Billion Rising

Published: 3 March 2014 > Swaziland

Women at Yebo Art Reach share this song from the Women’s Voices Art Project.

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Watch: V-Activists from Vienna sing “Why?” for One Billion Rising

Published: 24 February 2014

The lyrics are poignant, the music is moving, the art is undeniable. Music & Lyrics Maria Stern Arrangement Herbert Pichler

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Read: A letter from an inmate

Published: 20 February 2014

This letter was written to a V-Activist and survivor after her first visit to teach “Break the Chain” to a group of men in San Quentin who wanted to Rise. Dear Susanne, I hope this note finds you in good health and spirit. I have been thinking for a few…

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Watch: Austria shares this video from their Rising

Published: 20 February 2014

Over 1000 women, men and youth danced for justice in Wiener Neustadt, Austria

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