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Shared by Aiko Kazuko Kurosaki (OBR Austria coordinator) On February 14 One Billion Rising Austria will be Rising in 2021! This time we are going online - via Zoom and YouTube.  There are live statements, video contributions from OBR initiatives across Austria, joint ′′ Break the Chain ′′ dancing, speakers, artistic posts, video clips, and after party stream! Even if we can't dance in public spaces this time - right now it's very important to make a statement! Join us as we Rise! ...

Shared by Chandy Eng (OBR Cambodia coordinator) OBR Cambodia at a One Billion Rising youth camp last month: Text in photo says: "Together for women empowerment: One Billion Rising!" OBR Cambodia is Rising in 2021 with so many creative and youth rising actions! Photo Challenge  Each participant will participate in a photo challenge till Feb 15th, 202. The challenge is about posting a pic of a woman or girl whom participants admire because of their sacrifice to daily lives. It can be women or girls in any sector or field of work starting from housework till doing outside work. So it's time to give them...

OBR Portugal at Tamera community: Rising with the theme: “Rising Gardens, Growing Roots” OBR Portugal - Tamera community - will be part of the regional Seed Festival of Portugal, with OBR Rising Gardens OBR Serbia: OBR tree planting campaign, and a bicycle campaign for the purpose of transportation in the city, in order to reduce pollution and increase the physical activity of citizens, primarily women. OBR Gabon OBR Poland National online OBR Dance events across the country ...

One Billion Rising Indonesia 2021 Indonesian Women Rise Against Covid-19, Violence and Injustice Background The Covid-19 pandemic has brought the world’s people in deepest trouble from the world capitalist crisis that is currently happening. The health crisis and the economic crisis experienced have opened our eyes to see that the capitalist system run by developed and developing countries is so damaging to the lives of world’s people. Racism, fascism and patriarchy which are fully supported by the capitalist system, are the real plague faced by the people, make discrimination something that is contested and used as a tool to make people a sacrifice...

By: Aminatou Saher (OBR Cameroon coordinator) JOIN US IN NGAOUNDERE, ADAMAWA REGION OF CAMEROON ON 12 & 13 FEBRUARY 2021. Ngaoundere's activities will consist of; 👉 Workshop on planting mint in flower pots. 👉 Manufacturing of shea butter soap. 👉 Marketing Strategy. 👉 Training in Packaging. 👉 Conference & Workshop on Conflict Management in the Family. 👉 Competition for Craftsmen. Register to be part of this wonderful experience. Rising Gardens of Creativity in #Ngaoundere at #Village_artisanal Family quarrels can stay for years, becoming ever more bitter as time passes. What may have started as a small slight can escalate over time to create a deep divide between...

The theme for #OneBillionRising 2021 is Rising Gardens and as we approach #NorwichRising on 14th February, we invite you to turn your windows into gardens to raise awareness of our campaign to break the chain of violence against women. International artist Eloise O'Hare has created a masterpiece to inspire us. People are already stopping in the street to admire it and she is inviting them to make donations to Leeway and the Sue Lambert Trust. Join us for a live Norwich Rising Zoom event on the 14th February 1pm and you can practice the Break the Chain dance with us via...

by Chikako Hama (OBR Japan coordinator) One Billion Rising Japan kicks off with the following dance actions: ① February 6th (Sat) 15: 45-16: 45 : Break the Chain Dance Lesson . It will be live-streamed online. ② February 14th (Sun) 15: 00-15: 30 : Dance Break the Chain at Naka-Ikebukuro Park in Toshima Ward. We will also have a rally calling for an action to end violence against women. ③ February 14th (Sun) 18: 00-19: 30 Let's dance Break the Chain together on St. Valentine’s day. We will also hold a dance lesson and a keynote speech by famous activist Yumi Ishikawa. Yumi Ishikawa is...