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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....

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, February 02, 2021 CONTACT: Anna Zuccaro | anna(at)unbendablemedia.com New Ad Campaign Voiced by Poet Organizer Aja Monet Asks “Black Women, Do You Have a Story to Tell?”: Campaign Invites Submissions From Black Women Artists & Writers to VOICES, V-Day’s New Artistic Performance Piece, Led by Monet, to Replace The Vagina Monologues VOICES, A New Flagship Interdisciplinary Art Campaign For Black Women Directed By Aja Monet, Will Replace The Vagina Monologues in Global V-Day Movement Today, V-Day, the international nonprofit organization dedicated to eradicating violence against women, girls and the planet - founded by The Vagina Monologues playwright V (formerly Eve Ensler) -  launched...

KERRY WASHINGTON AND EDWIDGE DANTICAT JOIN AJA MONET ON VOICES "THE LISTENING TOUR" ON INSTAGRAM LIVE VOICES begins with listening. In the lead up to the artistic piece, Aja Monet has hosted The Virtual Listening Tour on VOICES' Instagram Live. It's an expansive series, featuring conversations, performances, and offerings that will encourage and inspire Black women from all across the African diaspora to submit their stories, poems, and art to VOICES and demonstrate how those in solidarity can engage with the project. Tune in at instagram.com/visforvoices. TOMORROW, 22 January at 7pm EST, VOICES welcomes Haitian writer, Edwidge Danticat, for a live conversation...

Join survivors, artists, activists, and youth in towns, cities, schools worldwide as together we RISE through Action, Art, Connection, Imagination, and Love. For two decades, V-Day activists have unleashed vast grassroots, anti-violence work on college campuses and in communities – visionary work that has been survivor-led and focused, all the while revealing the power of art and activism to change culture and systems. We have accomplished so much. Now we must do more. We are a movement that has always met the moment. The moment is NOW. WELCOME TO V-SEASON 2021 VOICES CAMPAIGN: Voices is a new interdisciplinary performance arts project and campaign grounded...

THIS JUST IN: VOICES Deadline Extended to 14 February “As a difficult and expansive year winds down, we wish you rest, reflection and creativity. We know this year has required so much of Black women, as the shadows of the world came to light. This is our time to recharge, replenish and regain our creative magic. We are extending our submission deadline to allow for more space for Black women to be in deep listening, introspection, and creative flow.   Our prompts are here to help you along the journey. Submit and share with your girls.” - VOICES Submit your story...

NOVEMBER 25 OBR GUATEMELA (sharing from Marsha Lopez Calderon - OBR Guatemala coordinator) OBR Guatemala commemorates November 25 - International Day To Eliminate Violence Against Women - by partnering with the Latin American Afro Women Network (RMAAD - La Red de Mujeres Afrolatinoamericanas, Afrocaribenas y de la diaspora) - to announce the V Is for Voices campaign in the region. Women from different Latin American countries participated. The region is also honored to welcome Marva Weatherborn as the new OBR Honduras coordinator. OBR Honduras coordinator - Martha Weatherborn ...

“We need each other. To hear each other and to think about the ways we create and imagine with the discourse we have,” says Aja Monet, V-Day’s new VOICES Artistic Creative Director. VOICES is an entirely new art project and campaign, featuring stories by and for Black women on the African Continent and across the African Diaspora to unify the vision of ending violence against women: cis women, trans women, and nonbinary people. VOICES begins with listening. In the lead up to the artistic piece, Aja is hosting The Virtual Listening Tour on VOICES’ Instagram Live. It’s an expansive series, featuring...