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By: Aminatou Saher (OBR Cameroon Coordinator) Last January 23rd OBR Cameroon organised an event on *Self care &Rising gardens* in Douala with around 50 participants ( in cameroon we do not have the right to gather more than 50 people due to covid 19). The experts spoke about external violence (abuse, violence caused by a third party) and internal (stress, cancer). in partnership with the Humanity at heart international, the participants learned women's cancers, stress and its harmful effects on our health, the exploitation of women related to the land ...

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...

OBR Myanmar successfully launched their 2021 One Billion Rising Gardens campaign last January 14th, with special guest V (formerly known as Eve Ensler/ Founder and Artistic Director of One Billion Rising), Monique Wilson (One Billion Rising Global Director), Kamla Bhasin (One Billion Rising South Asia Regional coordinator) and young local feminist advocate Nandar. The launch was hosted and moderated by OBR Myanmar Coordinator Eunice Law, and hosted by Myanmar Institute of Theology (Gender Studies Department). Myanmar has done spectacular Youth Rising for many years, and this year promises to be even more exciting. Their 2021 Rising plans include a dance performance...

Un Billón de Pie México/One Billion Rising: #TheMochis are #RaisingTheVibration #CultivatingNoViolence #RaisingGardens ☝🏻 Thank you Erika Acosta for embracing this year's theme and edible gardens...

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...

OBR Myanmar, led by OBR Myanmar Coordinator Eunice Naw, will be launching their One Billion Rising 2021 campaign on January 14th - with the global call of RISING GARDENS as their main theme. The online zoom launch will include live participation and messages from guests V (formerly knows as Eve Ensler/ founder of One Billion Rising), Monique Wilson (OBR Global Director), Kamla Bhasin (OBR South Asia Regional Director) and a sharing by Nandar -a feminist advocate from Myanmar. OBR Myanmar 2021 activities will also be shared during the launch - an artistic T-shirt campaign, OBR cycling event to an organic farm which...

From Kamla Bhasin (OBR South Asia Regional Coordinator) “If Lock Downs do not allow face to face meetings, we WILL MEET ON LINE and we will meet friends from far and wide. We will meet and learn through inspiring films on radical alternatives, Living in harmony with Nature. Do join us and join the film festival put together by Reena Mohan and Aanchal Kapur of Kriti and Sangat. There will also be some conversations with the innovators and film makers” Rising Gardens Film Festival films of courage, compassion and hope by One Billion Rising South Asia, Sangat and Kriti Film Club curated by Reena Mohan Four weekends, Four Months,...

By: Mbabazi Zakhia (OBR Rwanda Coordinator) Last December 28, 2020 - One Billion Rising Rwanda launched our Rising Gardens 2021 campaign. Everyday I get excited of how much the work we are doing is transforming women. The OBR Rwanda launch event was very emotional and serious strategies to make our vision realistic were taken in including on talk shows to make men also own this vision. We also planted trees and named them OBR as a sign of commitment to end all forms of violence against women and girls ...

(Shared by Omodele Ibitoye Ejeh - OBR Nigeria Coordinator) Empowerment and Healing through story telling. OBR Nigeria is working with Virtuous Progressive Women and IRISE in communities in Nigeria to empower and introduce the 2021 'Rising Garden' OBR Global campaign and prepare women for Leadership. ...