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Welcome to V-Season 2020 V-Day, the global movement to end violence against all women and girls (cisgender, transgender, and those who hold fluid identities that are subject to gender based violence) has seen its work evolve over the past three years. The rise of misogynist, authoritarian regimes the world over - from the United States to the Philippines, India to Brazil - has recalibrated our work, further escalating the urgency with which we feel compelled to fight for gender, climate, economic and racial justice. We are in the midst of a rising tide of right-wing nationalism, white supremacy, fascism, tyranny, hatred of...

For 20 years Eve Ensler's play The Vagina Monologues has shattered taboos by telling the untold stories of women, giving birth to V-Day, a 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). With creativity and determination, V-Day activists around the world have worked tirelessly to end harassment, rape, battery, incest, female genital mutilation and sex slavery. Today, the stakes could not be higher for this urgent work. Testimonies of RISINGThis year, in place of a traditional V-Day Spotlight monologue, we invite activists to amplify and...

“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...