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One Billion Rising 2017 Launches in Zimbabwe - One Billion Rising Revolution
"Zimbabwe has been going through difficult times politically and economically. The brunt of these challenges has greatly affected women more than anything else. In wake of this, the launch was premised on building conversation on how women can strengthen their solidarity in this kind of environment. The launch was graced by key activists from the women’s movement and was meant to facilitate a dialogue on historical narratives on solidarity in the women’s movement in Zimbabwe. The presentation was facilitated by a renowned women’s rights activist in Zimbabwe called Rudo Mashamba." - OBR Global Coordinator Nyasha Sengayi on the recent launch of #1BillionRising 2017 in Zimbabwe. #RiseInSolidarity
2017 Campaign Announced! 1 in 3 women across the planet will be beaten or raped during her lifetime. That’s ONE BILLION WOMEN AND GIRLS. Every February through March 8th, Risings take place in hundreds of countries across the world and within local communities. THIS YEAR, WE ARE RISING IN SOLIDARITY AGAINST THE EXPLOITATION OF WOMEN. Join Us! Rise, Disrupt, Connect! www.onebillionrising.org #1BillionRising #RiseInSolidarity
Activists with ENTRE RODAS&BATOM in São Paulo shared their One Billion Rising 2016 video #rise4revolution
One Billion Rising - Entre Rodas e Batom 2016 "Vídeo de 1 minuto por "1 Bilhão Que Se Ergue!" para eliminar a violência contra a mulher" assista e compartilhem! Assim podemos mudar o mundo! “O bater de asas de uma borboleta no Brasil pode desencadear um tornado no Texas”. Nós estamos "batendo nossas asas" com certeza que este "tornado" do bem e da conscientização atinja muitos outros lugares. Entre Rodas & Batom em parceria com diversos movimentos de mulheres, marcaram a presença do Brasil, no Movimento Mundial "One Billion Risilig: Revolution - Listen! Act! Rise!" #1BillionRising #Rise4Revolution #ERBatom #ACasadaJoana #MulheresContraViolênciaDoméstica #PolíticaparaMulheres #
ONE BILLION RISING PHILIPPINES 2017 LAUNCHES
“Women shall Rise again and again for revolution, justice and peace. Reaping victories and mobilizing more women in solidarity with people’s struggles worldwide.” - Gabriela Women’s Party Representative Emmi De Jesus. In a press conference in Quezon City for the Philippine launch of One Billion Rising 2017, women’s group GABRIELA and other grassroots women leaders, together with One Billion Rising global director Monique Wilson, expressed support for the ongoing peace talks between the Philippine government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines. #Riseinsolidarity #1BillionRising
Isatou Touray, #1BillionRising Global Coordinator for The Gambia, featured in AWID's article: "12 activists who will make you hopeful for feminist futures without fundamentalisms." Read the story: http://www.forum.awid.org/forum16/posts/12-activists-who-will-make-you-hopeful-feminist-futures-without-fundamentalisms
Un Billón de Pie
"El Proyecto de Violencia Doméstica de NMIC participó en un evento de One Billion Rising para denunciar la violencia contra mujeres. Juntas, bailamos a la canción “Romper las Cadenas” en la plaza!" - Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation The Domestic Violence Project NMIC participated in a One Billion Rising event to denounce violence against women. Together, they danced to "Break the Chains" in the square! #rise4revolution #1BillionRising #UnBillonDePie
"At the Jornadas Anti-imperialistas Revolucionarias conference in Rosario, Argentina. Latin American Women Rising! See t-shirt! That's what we all are and must be...."Comunidad Rebelde" - REBEL COMMUNITY! It is the only way we will get to the new world we are all fighting for and creating. A world with dignity, justice, equality, freedom and liberty for ALL." OBR Global Director, Monique Wilson #rise4revolution #1billionrising #riseinsolidarity!
OBR Africa Regional Coordinator Colani Hlatjwako Honored by the International Human Rights Law Society - One Billion Rising Revolution
Congratulations to #1BillionRising's Africa Regional Coordinator Colani Hlatjwako and the Women and Law in Southern Africa-Swaziland for being becognized by the International Human Rights Law Society (IHRLS) at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School for working to protect the rights of women and girl in Swaziland. #Rise4Revolution
Congratulations to the incredible founder of Courageous Girls and #1BillionRising activist Silvia Vasquez-Lavado, who summited just Mount Everest! She is the first Peruvian woman to ever to do so! We are sending her and her team V-love & RISING love. Read more about her incredible journey: http://trib.in/20aYlF6
Incredible photos from Jogjakarta, Indonesia where 200 activists "denoted their solidarity by joining Rally V-Dance, and declared a shared-commitment on eliminating sexual violence against women." Organizers with One Billion Rising Jogja presented the "Listen! Act! Rise!" call through theatrical acts which urged society to build support systems for survivors by forming support groups, and providing counseling and advocacy. The event is followed by a V-Discussion on the history of sexual violence in Indonesia #rise4revoluton #1billionrising


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Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation
"El Proyecto de Violencia Doméstica de NMIC participó en un evento de One Billion Rising para denunciar la violencia contra mujeres. Juntas, bailamos a la canción “Romper las Cadenas” en la plaza!" - Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation The Domestic Violence Project NMIC participated in a One Billion Rising event to denounce violence against women. Together, they danced to "Break the Chains" in the square! #rise4revolution #1BillionRising #UnBillonDePie
"The Time Is Now...Rise for #1FairWage" (Featuring Thandie New...
Did you know that tipping restaurant workers and their subminimum wage is part of an economic system rooted in the United State’s history of slavery? WATCH the new video "The Time Is Now...Rise for #1FairWage" (Featuring Thandie Newton & Chantal Georges) co-produced by @Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC United) and #1BillionRising. SHARE and declare #TheTimeIsNow to end the subminimum wage for tipped workers! #RiseInSolidarity for #1FairWage
RISING at the Southern African Development Community (SADC) People's Summit by Colani Hlatjwako - One Billion Rising Revolution
Earlier this week, One Billion Rising Swaziland joined Women and Law in Southern Africa – Swaziland (WLSA), the Swaziland Rural Women’s Assembly (SWRA) and the Swaziland Domestic Workers Union campaign in hosting an event at the 2016 SADC People's Summit on the socio-economic and political issues affecting women in the region. The participating women's and civil society groups resolved to join the One Billion Rising Campaign to eliminate Gender-Based Violence and strengthen partnerships and solidarity across the region. �#1BillionRising #SADCPpleSummit16
Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation
"El Proyecto de Violencia Doméstica de NMIC participó en un evento de One Billion Rising para denunciar la violencia contra mujeres. Juntas, bailamos a la canción “Romper las Cadenas” en la plaza!" - Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation The Domestic Violence Project NMIC participated in a One Billion Rising event to denounce violence against women. Together, we dance to the song "Break the Chain" in the square! #1BillionRising #rise4revolution #UnBillóndePie
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