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One Billion Rising Bangladesh 2021 will be arranging its second session on 6 pm, 14th February. Matching with OBR’s theme for this year “Rising Gardens”, we will be holding our second session with two of the most talented artists of Bangladesh - Shamim Azad and Chandana Mojumdar. The session will start with song performances of National Award winning folk singer, Chandana Mojumdar to remind us about women’s and land rights through music produced during the peasant movement. The session will continue with our main London-based star Shamim Azad who will be presenting a compelling story written based on the OBR theme,...

From Germany Nuremberg: A huge number of artwork has been created from various videos, images and statements, among other things, from digital zoom workshops, which will be published on Sunday on our Instagram and Facebook channel and on YouTube. Also, there will be the release of a video performance of a hip hop dance group that has supported us for years. We are really thrilled that so many submissions and support came and are very excited to present it to you on 14.2. So please stop by ;)...

Art by Alixa Garcia One Billion Rising Events Take Place Globally, Amplifying the 2021 Rising Gardens Theme and the Connection between Violence Against Women and the Destruction of the Earth Rising Gardens Activist Events Call for a Shift from Consumption and Greed at the expense of the many, to Cultivation, Creation and Care This year, One Billion Rising activists are calling for RISING GARDENS, a global grassroots call for revival, restoration and transformation, making the connection between violence against women and destruction of the earth. During the pandemic, activists are expanding their reach online as they simultaneously deepen their reach on the ground,...

FEBRUARY 2021: February 9 OBR Africa Online Live discussion on “The Effects of Covid -19 on Women’s Rights Activists in Africa As Front Liners” 4pm (Eswatini time) With: Colani Hlatjwako (OBR Africa Regional Coordinator)/ Jestina Mukoko (Zimbabwe Peace Project, National Director)/ Lindiwe Makhubo (Beaten But Not Broken, Founding Director) FB Live: One Billion Rising Eswatini February 10: OBR Indonesia Zoom webinar on Rural Women Rising for System Change Guests: V (formerly Eve Ensler/ OBR Founder) and Monique Wilson (OBR Global Director) 8pm (Indonesia time) Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88071822280?pwd=VGlHWit3cXhiNWRrWVNvNmdVaHc2Zz09 February 12 - 14 OBR South Asia Rising Gardens Film Festival, Fields of Sorrow, Fields of Hope: 13 films + 9 community videos on women and agriculture screening online from 12th...

(shared by Rada Boric - OBR Croatia coordinator/ OBR Europe regional coordinator) STRONGER THAN THE SHAKE SOLIDARITY WITH BANIJA WOMEN - Clay February 14., 12.00-14.00 pm On Zrinjevac (near the pavilion) February 13., 11.00-13.00 we will collect gift packages for women. This year we decided to devote One Billion Rising Solidarity to women from Banija who survived a devastating earthquake - whose consequences left a mark on their lives - losing homes, jobs, pets, gardens...

Garden of Yarns | One Billion Rising 2021 Johannesburg | The Wilds #gardenofyarns #risinggardens #risegardenresist #1billionrising #craftivism #yarnbomb #thewilds The Garden of Yarns is a craftivism installation in the form of a yarn bomb using handmade fibre graffiti. It stitches personal and collective stories from threads of crochet, knit and embroidery. A flower bed of creative resistance nurtures blossoming blooms, love leaves and petal poems. An avenue of rescued tree trunks is wrapped in yarns of revolutionary love. Stitch by stitch, it reveals its floral beauty - similarly to how a garden springs to life...