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JOY! City of Joy Celebrates 13th Graduating Class!

On 21 June, 89 women of the 13th class were honored as they celebrated their completion of a 6-month healing and leadership program at City of Joy. These women have been honored for their courage for overcoming their pain, and…

https://www.onebillionrising.org/43003/joy-city-of-joy-celebrates-13th-graduating-class/

Media alert: NEW YORK CITY DECLARES TODAY ONE BILLION RISING FOR JUSTICE DAY

MEDIA ALERT CONTACT: Contact: Cathryn Swan #646.713.7281 Susan Celia Swan #917.865.6603 NEW YORK CITY DECLARES TODAY ONE BILLION RISING FOR JUSTICE DAY FIRST LADY OF NEW YORK CITY, CHIRLANE MCCRAY, DELIVERS OFFICIAL PROCLAMATION TO EVE ENSLER AT “JUSTICE IS CARE: SAY SOMETHING…

https://www.onebillionrising.org/10194/media-alert-new-york-city-declares-today-one-billion-rising-justice-day/

Eve’s Update From City of Joy: “The women will rise.”

BUKAVU, AUGUST 2013 The red dust swallows everything, coats the roofs and goats and faces of dazed children who lean out on Essence Road. The dust which begs for water where there is no water, for shelter where there are…

https://www.onebillionrising.org/870/eves-update-from-city-of-joy-the-women-will-rise/

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

– 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 &…

https://www.onebillionrising.org/48495/the-girls-i-taught-in-kabul-were-afghanistans-future-the-taliban-has-taken-that-away/

We cannot underestimate the power of our solidarity at this moment – #RiseForAndWithWomenOfAfghanistan

One Billion Rising Taiwan, Italy, Mexico We cannot underestimate the power of our solidarity at this moment. Yesterday, activists, individuals and groups rose in global solidarity across social media channels for and with the women of Afghanistan. Using the hashtags…

https://www.onebillionrising.org/47631/we-cannot-underestimate-the-power-of-our-solidarity-at-this-moment-riseforandwithwomenofafghanistan/

Gratitude For All That You Have Given and All That You Do

Dearest Activists, Friends, Supporters, As we move towards the end of this most unusual and unstable year, we are filled with gratitude for all that you have given and all that you do. Looking ahead to 2021, V-Day, One Billion Rising,…

https://www.onebillionrising.org/46797/gratitude-for-all-that-you-have-given-and-all-that-you-do/

Giving Gratitude, Giving Joy: Turn Pain to Power This Giving Season

Giving Gratitude, Giving Joy, #Giving Tuesday Today is #GivingTuesday. As we enter the Giving season, we invite you to support the work of women leaders in Afghanistan, Democratic Republic of Congo and Kenya who are pushing boundaries and creating spaces…

https://www.onebillionrising.org/46627/giving-gratitude-giving-joy-turn-pain-to-power-this-giving-season/

Dear Activists, A Letter From V

Dearest Activists, I hope you have been holding up during these difficult but radicalizing times. This pandemic has revealed the inequalities and injustices that have plagued the world for hundreds of years. We see how nurses, domestic workers, farmers, mothers,…

https://www.onebillionrising.org/46462/dear-activists-a-letter-from-v/

Your Solidarity & Support Make This Movement Possible

Dearest Activists, Friends & Supporters, 2019 was a powerful year in our movement that saw grassroots activists pushing boundaries and engaging in dialogue through an intersectional lens, with art and activism always at the forefront. V-Day, One Billion Rising, and…

https://www.onebillionrising.org/45201/your-solidarity-support-make-this-movement-possible/

Turn Pain to Power; Give JOY this Holiday Season

As we near the end of the year, our hearts are full with the abundance of love that fuels our movement, led by survivors, youth, artists & activists in countries everywhere. Together, we are united in our fight to end…

https://www.onebillionrising.org/45187/turn-pain-to-power-give-joy-this-holiday-season/