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We are thrilled to share the news that V-Board Member, Pat Mitchell, groundbreaking media icon and advocate for women's rights, has released a new memoir detailing her journey from her childhood in the South to her rise in media and global affairs. In Becoming a Dangerous Woman, Pat Mitchell shares anecdotes from traveling in war zones with V-Day/One Billion Rising Founder Eve Ensler and Glenn Close to navigating power structures in Washington D.C. "I can think of no woman who does more to move other women forward. From creating and providing platforms for women to share their voices, to making sure women...

Activists around the world are planning their Risings and V-Day benefits, and the 16th class at City of Joy in the Democratic Republic of Congo is well underway. Here are recent October updates and news for upcoming events! JOIN Eve and Jane Fonda for a TEACH IN on Women & Climate This Thursday Last month, hundreds of thousands of protestors took to the streets all over the world to demand action against the climate crisis that will destroy our planet and make it inhospitable for the human race. "We have to act like our house is on fire, because it is," said Greta Thunberg. That's why Jane Fonda, one...

OUR HOUSE IS ON FIRE Actor, Activist & #VDay Board Member Jane Fonda is RISING! Fire Drill Friday Teach-Ins, actions and demonstrations every week. Don’t Miss Teach-In: Women - on Women and Climate with Jane and Eve Together with Frontline Activists Inspired by Greta Thunberg and the groundswell of support she and other young climate activists have inspired across the world – as well as the visionary work of Naomi Klein, Reverend William Barber’s Moral Mondays and Randall Robinson’s anti-apartheid protests – actor/activist and V-Board member Jane Fonda is upending her life and moving to Washington, D.C. for 4 months to be...

Welcome to V-Season 2020 V-Day, the global movement to end violence against all women and girls (cisgender, transgender, and those who hold fluid identities that are subject to gender based violence) has seen its work evolve over the past three years. The rise of misogynist, authoritarian regimes the world over - from the United States to the Philippines, India to Brazil - has recalibrated our work, further escalating the urgency with which we feel compelled to fight for gender, climate, economic and racial justice. We are in the midst of a rising tide of right-wing nationalism, white supremacy, fascism, tyranny, hatred of...

For 20 years Eve Ensler's play The Vagina Monologues has shattered taboos by telling the untold stories of women, giving birth to V-Day, a global activist movement to end violence against all women and girls (cisgender, transgender, and those who hold fluid identities that are subject to gender based violence). With creativity and determination, V-Day activists around the world have worked tirelessly to end harassment, rape, battery, incest, female genital mutilation and sex slavery. Today, the stakes could not be higher for this urgent work. Testimonies of RISINGThis year, in place of a traditional V-Day Spotlight monologue, we invite activists to amplify and...