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December 10, 2020 Shared by Matcha Phorn-In (OBR Thailand coordinator) V-Day Thailand together with Sangsan Anakot Yawachon Development Project are leading the One Billion Rising Movement inThailand. This amazing One Billion Rising video was filmed during the 72 year anniversary celebration of International Human Right Day. More importantly, it was the last day of the 16 days of activism Against Gender Based Violence. The event was hosted by MAP Foundation, Thailand which aims to raise awareness on gender based violence and domestic violence that impact on migrant worker women and children's lives and their reality. Migrant worker women rise to demand access to social services, justice systems...

November 28, 2020 Shared by: OBR RaiseYuh Voice Jamaica 🇯🇲 Coordinator Afia Walking Tree We have been in such a gorgeous space during these 16 days of activism and as I write seeds are bursting through the earth and intentions are germinating forth into the violent-free protected sovereign harmonious regenerative world we desire. On Nov 28 we launched our Rising Gardens at our OBR Raise Yuh Voice Jamaica Solidarity Farm where we raised our vibrations to Eliminate the myriad of oppressive practices and violence by composting and cauldroning with women.  Our event had 7 women strong on site and 128 people watching live online https://www.instagram.com/tv/CIJk3zgHTuC/?igshid=15s9smdepgf7o We discussed the...

December 12, 2020 Shared by Colani Hlatjwako (OBR Eswatini coordinator/ OBR Africa regional coordinator) True Solidarity demonstrated in Malkerns today. #1billionRising Eswatini today joined the Aglican Church march in Malkerns, calling an end to gender based violence. #1BillionRising #RiseResistUnite Video of march: ...

MEXICO CONTINUES TO RISE: December 14, 2020 Shared by Andres Naime (OBR Mexico coordinator) Sowing NEW MOON! On December 14th, OBR Mexico hosts a special Rising event to learn about the phases of the moon and its use in agriculture in renewable gardens and orchards. Thank you Huerto Rome Verde for your invaluable help to Un Billón de Pie México/One Billion Rising V-DAY V-Day 2021 #Lifting Gardens #ElevatingTheVibration #CultivatingNOViolence towards women, girl and Mother Earth. Farmers who still plant, through using lunar phases, get good yields in their harvest, and retain seeds for future sowing. This has allowed our farmers to live for generations in their territories, where they not only plant, but do...

We RISE In Solidarity with the Indian Farmers Movement As massive protests in solidarity with farmers take place in India, V-Day and OBR activists RISE and stand in solidarity with them. One Billion Rising India Global Coordinator Abha Bhaiya & Kavitha Krishnan drafted this "Message from Women’s Movement to Farmers" – "Today women and men in the farmers' struggle are standing shoulder to shoulder at the Delhi borders. This movement is a symbol in the history of India—a symbol of freedom, of voices, of ideas, of protests, of slogans, of resolutions. This is not just a farmers’ struggle; it is a joint...

Today there is a massive Out-pouring of Protests in Support of Farmers Through the Length and Breadth of India Against Anti–Swadeshi, Pro-Corporate Acts of Modi Govt are taking place demanding  to repeal the 3 Acts and EB 2020 rises as acts have a design of Corporate Control, they are for Corporate Profits and have been made by Corporate Allies. One Billion Rising India Global Coordinator Abha Bhaiya & Kavitha Krishnan drafted this “Message from Women’s Movement to Farmers”. Today women and men in the farmers’ struggle are standing shoulder to shoulder at the Delhi borders. This movement is a symbol in the history of...

"OBR India rising womens gardens are growing in glory." - Abha Bhaiya (OBR India Coordinator) Next OBR India event: December 19, 2020 RISING FOR FARMWORKERS "OBR women activists led a torch light March in support of Farmers protest demanding withdrawal of anti farmers bill. Our farmer community members and women stand tall against the three farm acts which are detrimental to their livelihoods and disrespectful to their sweat and labour." - Jagori Himachal (OBR India National Secretariat) RISING GARDENS A new movement is brewing in Himachal. Through the Nari Shakti Sangathan meetings, Rising Gardens have also taken shape in these spaces. A 73...

(Video shared from OBR Germany organisers) Translation by Regina Wilson - Beer Video: https://www.tvbayernlive.de/mediathek/video/gewalt-kommt-nicht-in-die-tuete?fbclid=IwAR1AgkHe4NVOqlcnaAkNx9G9LN_bwkz9DXapSTnwVXKqdI-WBsdjclWIT2M "We all get our bread from the baker in these paper-bags" To create awareness about violence in the home, OBR organisers have printed information in these paperbags.  1.  To be able to raise awareness through the information circulated through the sheer amount of bags used with each bread sold. 2. If someone knows someone who is living in a situation of violence at home, they can bring them, for example a Brezel, bread - or similar from the bakery-  with the information on these bags where the hotline number is discreetly written within the bag’s...

On 5 December 2020, One Billion Rising Mexico live discussion with lead organiser Rosins Orozco and OBR Mexico coordinator Andres Naime: "In 2021 we will Rise and we can make it to all the corners of #Mexico with #RisingGardens as we #RaiseTheVibration! Un Billón de Pie México/One Billion Rising V-DAY and Unidos Vs Trata: Rising to eradicate the worst forms of violence towards the women and girls - in particular - human trafficking. The One Billion Rising 2021 campaign is as relevant as ever, as it calls us to honor and celebrate the workers and protect the land, who are victims of violence, abuse...