WATCH: One Billion Rising: Eve Ensler, Activists Worldwide Plan Global Strike to End Violence Against Women (Democracy Now!)
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Amidst a U.S. election campaign that has seen the issue of women's rights at the forefront, the playwright and activist Eve Ensler is launching a global strike to end violence against women. "One Billion Rising" calls on women "and the men who love them" to join together on Feb. 14, 2013, and "dance until the violence stops." Ensler is the award-winning playwright and creator of "The Vagina Monologues," and her latest play, "Emotional Creature," opens in New York City in November.