Following are two letters from Irene Martine, Director of the Centre for Girls and Women, Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo.
August 8, 2002 - New York, NY
V-Day Rapid City Raises Fifty Thousand Dollars for New Cangleska Shelter: Indian Country Initiative Announced
As a result of the event, V-Day announces Indian country initiative to raise awareness and money around the issues facing Native women in the U.S.
With Help from Equality Now, Congolese Women's Rights Group Wins the Right to Produce "The Vagina Monologues" for V-Day in Lubumbashi
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Dear President Bush:
We the undersigned women leaders and women's rights organizations ask you to take emergency action to protect the lives and secure the future of Afghan women.
V-Day Safe House to Open in Narok, Kenya for Girls Escaping Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and Early Childhood Marriages
Local Community Group Tasaru Ntomomok to Run The Safe House Which Will Open On Monday, April 8:
V-Day Founder/Playwright Eve Ensler to attend at the Grand Opening
Announcing V-Day Rapid City 2002 "On Sacred Ground...A Safe Place," with Eve Ensler and Very Special Guests Jane Fonda, Tantoo C
Proceeds to Build First V-Day Safe House on Native Land.
V-Day Expands Its Focus On Women And War as Sponsor of Kabul Talks and Sponsor of NYC Special Performance of "Necessary Targets" for the UN Commission On The Status Of Women.
Produced by Actors LisaGay Hamilton and Rosie Perez at the World Famous Apollo Theatre, Saturday, March 30