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Ten Years of Vagina Victories


1999: L({})NDON

V-Day holds benefit performance in London at England’s renowned Old Vic Theater. The event raises funds for national and international NGOs that work to end violence against women. Performers included Gillian Anderson, Cate Blanchett, Sophie Dahl, Christiane Amanpour, Isabella Rosellini, Melanie Griffith, Joely Richardson, Meera Syal, and Kate Winslet. Media coverage for V-Day led to red boas on the front pages of six London papers the day after the event.

1999: THE M({})VEMENT

In the United States and Canada, more than 66 schools accept V-Day’s invitation to participate in the College Campaign. According to figures reported by the participating schools, more than 20,000 people are exposed to V-Day.
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