One Billion Rising India Newsletter, November-December 2021

Published: 16 January 2020

View newsletter as PDF»   On a dusky winter evening in November, the little lanes of the drowsy village of Rakkar lit up with a gentle trail of candles and the reverberations of 40 voices singing for a safer and more just society for women. Together with Anganwadi workers, members…

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Photo Blog: On Valentine’s Day “ARTISTIC UPRISING – A CALL FOR REVOLUTIONARY LOVE” a Day of Revolutionary Love & Resistance

Published: 11 April 2017

Photo Credits: Anna Webber and Dia Dipasupil for Getty On Tuesday, 14 February, women and men throughout the US and in 200 countries worldwide will came together and RISE to end violence against all women and girls (cis, transgender and gender non-conforming) as part of V-Day’s massive annual One Billion…

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#RiseInSolidarity: “Women Rising Against Poverty” In Croatia on International Women’s Day

Published: 13 March 2017

Zagreb, Croatia March 8, 2017 OBR Croatia, led by OBR Croatia and OBR Europe coordinator Rada Boric, held a Women Rising Against Poverty Action on International Women’s Day in Zagreb. The protest highlighted the tougher socio-economic conditions that women of all ages are now facing in Croatia. The protest is…

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RISE against fear, RESIST attacks on our communities, and UNITE for self-determination In San Francisco Hosted by GABRIELA San Francisco and GABRIELA USA

Published: 9 March 2017

Join grassroots women’s organizations from throughout the Bay Area and the International Women’s Alliance on Saturday, March 11th in commemorating the 108th International Working Women’s Day in honor of the first women strikers in 1909 and to continue to build our collective resistance and people power to RISE against Fear,…

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#RiseinSolidarity: The Woman Within – Celebration with the Transgender Community

Published: 17 February 2017

The following RISING report was written by OBR activist Sudarshana Chakraborty: It’s Valentine’s Day and it’s the day of Rising! Just as love is not for only a day, so also is Rising. It’s all about the celebration. One Billion Rising is a worldwide movement to protest against gender based violence….

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MY CHILDREN, MY HOMETOWN by Noani Mukromin (from Indonesia)

Published: 27 June 2016

The following testimony/poem was delivered by Noani – a domestic worker from Indonesia and a member of Justice for Domestic Workers UK – at the recent OBRJustice for Domestic Workers event in London last week, on 19 June, International Domestic Workers Day:  I don’t want to remember in which year it…

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#RiseInSolidarity: Rising across Italy on International Women’s Day by Nico Corradini & Elena Vicentini

Published: 13 March 2016

OBR activists participated in National NON UNA DI MENO actions across Italy on International Women’s Day. They ROSE in solidarity and danced “Break the Chain”: There was a massive national response to the call to action on March 8 in Italy under the banner Non Una Di Meno/Not One Less! Many cities (Rome, Milan,…

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Published: 13 January 2016 > Gambia

The following report and photos were provided by the One Billion Rising West Africa Coordinator, Dr. Isatou Touray: Display of national flags as the Gambian OBR delegation were welcomed by the Sindian community As the One Billion Rising Revolution (OBR) 2016 is sharpening and escalating the Gambia, Senegal and Guinea…

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#Rise4Revolution: Zimbabwe Launches OBR 2016 “The Future of the Revolution” by Nyasha Sengayi

Published: 15 December 2015

The following report was provided by Nyasha Sengayi, OBR Zimbabwe Coordinator: Zimbabwe launched the One Billion Rising Campaign on the 4th of December in Domboshawa which is a rural community. The launch was premised on raising awareness on the global theme for the campaign which is One Billion Rising Revolution….

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