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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...

Just days after she delivered the talk, Eve Ensler's newest TED talk "The Profound Power of An Authentic Apology" has been released, one of the first videos coming out of TEDWomen 2019. Held in Palm Springs, the annual event was founded and is editorially directed by V-Day Board member and author of Dangerous Women Pat Mitchell. "For a few years now, we've been calling men out. It had to be done. But lately, I've been thinking–we need to do something even harder. We need to find a way, as my good friend Tony Porter says, to call them in." – Eve Ensler From TED: Genuine apology goes...

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...

From 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day, 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign is a time to RISE and RAISE THE VIBRATION to end violence against all women and girls (cisgender, transgender, and those who hold fluid identities that are subject to gender-based violence). In honor of this day and to celebrate the One Billion Rising launches that have taken place and those that will launch today – including OBR South Asia, OBR Bangladesh, OBR Philippines, OBR Mexico, Congo, Swaziland and 17 countries in OBR Africa, we...

Please join us in welcoming Roslyn Smith to the V-Day team. As Program Manager, Roz will oversee V-Day's new Beyond Incarceration project which will further expand and deepen V-Day's ongoing work with formerly incarcerated women and incarcerated women, engaging and educating activists throughout the US and worldwide in a dialogue around restorative justice. Roz brings her personal experience from long-term incarceration as a vehicle for her work as a criminal justice reform advocate. "As I think about both the roots of my involvement in violence and the issue of responsibility, I know that increasingly it is understood that people who cause...

Photo Credit: Atong Atem This giving season, give JOY, support the women at City of Joy. PURCHASE fabrics from the City of Joy collection For every yard of fabrics sold, Vlisco will donate €2 to the City of Joy TURN Pain to Power, DONATE to the City of Joy at CityOfJoyCongo.org/Donate On Monday, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, Vlisco and the City of Joy honored the "World's Strongest Women" with the launch of a new collection of fabrics that symbolizes their recovery from rape and trauma, and their journey from pain to power. "The first thought that came to mind when I met the women...

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...