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One Billion Rising

(L) Hamburg, Germany. @one_billion_rising_hamburg(R) Bihar, India. @Sahyogi Ngo Across the globe, One Billion Rising activists are RAISING THE VIBRATION through music, chanting, dance, drumming, original monologues, and more, staging actions and events that reflect the intersecting challenges, needs and desires of all women and girls and their communities. Risings are taking place during the month of February and leading up to 8 March, #InternationalWomensDay. The Risings are grassroots and global, led by youth, survivors, artists, and activists, who determine how and why they rise, with and for their communities. The One Billion Rising movement is vast and textured, and each year it grows, deepening a grassroots...

Activists, survivors and youth around the globe are Raising the Vibration for #1BillionRising 2020. This is a snapshot of the thousands of One Billion Rising creative resistance events. Risings are taking place during the month of February and leading up to 8 March, #InternationalWomensDay. Over a hundred cities in Italy, Poland, Germany, and the Philippines respectively are Rising. Every state in India. Over 500 V-Day Risings in the United States. The Risings are grassroots and global, led by youth, survivors, artists, and activists, who determine how and why they rise, with and for their communities. One Billion Rising is the biggest mass action to end violence against women...

RISE 2020 One Billion Rising activists are taking to the streets across the globe amplifying some of the most pressing issues that intersect with violence against all women and girls (cisgender, transgender, and those who hold fluid identities that are subject to gender-based violence). Risings are Raising the Vibration, amplifying the voices of survivors, youth, and communities globally, making lasting impact through creative vision and voice. Risings are planned in over 180 countries. India is rising in all 29 states, hundreds of risings are planned in Poland, Germany, Italy and the Philippines respectively. Across Europe, the European Women’s Lobby has launched a massive...

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 City of Joy activists around the world escalated the urgency to fight for gender, climate, economic and racial justice while tirelessly working to end harassment, rape, battery, incest, female genital mutilation and sex slavery. Activists are Rising against a rising tide of right-wing nationalism, white supremacy, fascism, tyranny, hatred of and fear of immigrants, misogyny, femicide, homophobia, transphobia, corporate greed, and climate destruction. Your friendship, activism,...

WOMEN RESTAURANT WORKERS & ALLIES PROTEST GOV. CUOMO’S EXCLUSION OF RESTAURANTS FROM TIPPED WORKER EXECUTIVE ACTION BY ENGAGING IN MASS PUBLIC SELF-DEFENSE TRAINING ‘Women Workers Rising’ Action By One Fair Wage and One Billion RisingWill Feature Women Celebrities and Performances Standing in Solidarity For One Fair Wage & Safe & Dignified Workplaces In response to Governor Cuomo’s New Year’s Eve announcement that he would enact One Fair Wage – a full minimum wage with tips on top – for all tipped workers except restaurant workers, women restaurant workers and their allies will stage a mass public self-defense training in front of the Governor’s office. Playwright/Founder...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, January 17, 2020CONTACTS:(Taína Asili) Britin Foster | info(at)tainaasili.com(V-Day/One Billion Rising) Anna Zuccaro | anna(at)unbendablemedia.com Meet Taína Asili, the Latina Musician Behind One Billion Rising’s Viral New Music Video “We Are Rising,” Women’s Liberation Anthem Released Ahead of V-Day In Collaboration With One Billion Rising, Has Already Been Viewed More Than Half A Million Times Renowned Puerto Rican singer and social justice musician Taína Asili has just released the song “We Are Rising” in a collaboration with One Billion Rising, the global activist campaign to end rape and sexual violence against all women, founded by playwright/activist Eve Ensler (The Vagina Monologues, The Apology). Directed, written and performed by Asili,...

In 2020, together we will RAISE THE VIBRATION through Action, Art, Connection, Imagination, and Love as survivors, activists, youth create V-Day benefits, One Billion Rising and Raise the Vibration creative resistance events across the planet. Together, we RISE to free all women (cisgender, transgender, and those who hold fluid identities) from sexual, physical, racial, economic, political, socio-cultural, ideological and climate crisis violence. RISE to end rape, battery, incest, sexual harassment, female genital mutilation, sexual slavery and trafficking, child marriage, femicide, sexual, gender and reproductive oppression, and violence towards LGBTQIA+ communities. RISE to end capitalism, colonization, racism, imperialism, war and climate catastrophe. WE...

For our 2020 season, we've released the a cappella arrangement of "Like A Woman", by the Grammy award winning producer Ben Bram (Pentatonix). The song was first released as a single and accompanying music video in celebration of International Women's Day 2019. Download the arrangement, and learn more at like-a-woman.org "'Like A Woman' invites men to actively recognize women in the face of the violence and systemic injustices they experience. In the [music] video, men (cisgender, transgender and those who hold fluid identities) challenge themselves and act in gratitude towards, uplift, and give due praise to the women who take on revolutionary and...

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 violence against all women and girls (cisgender, transgender, and those who hold fluid identities that are subject to gender based violence) and we stand side by side in global solidarity until the violence stops. In breathtaking solidarity, women leaders in Afghanistan, Democratic Republic of Congo and Kenya are pushing boundaries and creating spaces born from the vision of local women survivors...

Photo Credit: Kilab Multimedia, Philippines Support #VDay, the 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). V-Day, One Billion Rising, & City of Joy activists everywhere are RAISING THE VIBRATION through Action, Art, Connection, Imagination and Love. As we write, activists are busy rehearsing for The Vagina Monologues, readying creative resistance actions and City of Joy screenings, and planning Risings in colleges, cities, communities and countries around the globe. At City of Joy in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the 16th class will graduate this month! V-Day...