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CELEBRATING CITY OF JOY ON THE TEN YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF ITS OPENING CEREMONY Ten years ago, hundreds of people - local Congolese, dignitaries, activists and supporters from across the globe - gathered in Bukavu to celebrate the opening of the City Of Joy, a revolutionary leadership center for women survivors of gender violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo, co-founded by Christine Schuler Deschryver (City of Joy Director and Director of V-Day Congo), Dr. Denis Mukwege (Nobel Laureate and Founder of the Panzi Hospital), and V (formerly Eve Ensler, Founder of V-Day and One Billion Rising, playwright and activist). It was joyous....

ONE BILLION RISING is coming to Cornwall, United Kingdom (online) as part pf a global mass action to end violence against women (cisgender, transgender, and those who hold fluid identities that are subject to gender-based violence). Join from your gardens or sitting rooms and celebrate solidarity through action, art, connection, imagination and love. In 2020, over 2,000 dancers, group leaders, dance and community groups and the general public from across Cornwall learn the One Billion Rising  - KERPOW dance choreographed by Emily Alden with music by Julie Macara. Over 250 people attended the main event in Truro and danced at this international...

Please Join One Billion Rising Africa virtual discussion on the effects of Covid-19 on women's rights activists as front liners. We will be joined by well know Human rights defender in Africa , also a victim of human rights violation Jestina Mukoko from Zimbabwe; and Lindiwe Makhubu a philanthropist, Feminist and agent of positive change for women and children’s rights from Eswatini. Date: 9th February 2021 at 4pm Southern Africa time It will be live on the One Billion Rising Eswatini Facebook page....

Shared by Aiko Kazuko Kurosaki (OBR Austria coordinator) On February 14 One Billion Rising Austria will be Rising in 2021! This time we are going online - via Zoom and YouTube.  There are live statements, video contributions from OBR initiatives across Austria, joint ′′ Break the Chain ′′ dancing, speakers, artistic posts, video clips, and after party stream! Even if we can't dance in public spaces this time - right now it's very important to make a statement! Join us as we Rise! ...

Shared by Chandy Eng (OBR Cambodia coordinator) OBR Cambodia at a One Billion Rising youth camp last month: Text in photo says: "Together for women empowerment: One Billion Rising!" OBR Cambodia is Rising in 2021 with so many creative and youth rising actions! Photo Challenge  Each participant will participate in a photo challenge till Feb 15th, 202. The challenge is about posting a pic of a woman or girl whom participants admire because of their sacrifice to daily lives. It can be women or girls in any sector or field of work starting from housework till doing outside work. So it's time to give them...

One Billion Rising Indonesia 2021 Indonesian Women Rise Against Covid-19, Violence and Injustice Background The Covid-19 pandemic has brought the world’s people in deepest trouble from the world capitalist crisis that is currently happening. The health crisis and the economic crisis experienced have opened our eyes to see that the capitalist system run by developed and developing countries is so damaging to the lives of world’s people. Racism, fascism and patriarchy which are fully supported by the capitalist system, are the real plague faced by the people, make discrimination something that is contested and used as a tool to make people a sacrifice...

By: Aminatou Saher (OBR Cameroon coordinator) JOIN US IN NGAOUNDERE, ADAMAWA REGION OF CAMEROON ON 12 & 13 FEBRUARY 2021. Ngaoundere's activities will consist of; 👉 Workshop on planting mint in flower pots. 👉 Manufacturing of shea butter soap. 👉 Marketing Strategy. 👉 Training in Packaging. 👉 Conference & Workshop on Conflict Management in the Family. 👉 Competition for Craftsmen. Register to be part of this wonderful experience. Rising Gardens of Creativity in #Ngaoundere at #Village_artisanal Family quarrels can stay for years, becoming ever more bitter as time passes. What may have started as a small slight can escalate over time to create a deep divide between...

by Chikako Hama (OBR Japan coordinator) One Billion Rising Japan kicks off with the following dance actions: ① February 6th (Sat) 15: 45-16: 45 : Break the Chain Dance Lesson . It will be live-streamed online. ② February 14th (Sun) 15: 00-15: 30 : Dance Break the Chain at Naka-Ikebukuro Park in Toshima Ward. We will also have a rally calling for an action to end violence against women. ③ February 14th (Sun) 18: 00-19: 30 Let's dance Break the Chain together on St. Valentine’s day. We will also hold a dance lesson and a keynote speech by famous activist Yumi Ishikawa. Yumi Ishikawa is...