One Billion Rising Escalates.
Full Website Launches!
Since the launch of the campaign in February 2012, ONE BILLION RISING has gained incredible momentum, reaching millions across 160 countries and over 5000 organizations and gaining the support of politicians, artists, writers, celebrities, thinkers, activists, non-profits, and unions around the world.
Check out our just launched, fully featured website for ONE BILLION RISING! This new platform will support the rapidly growing campaign activity including video testimonies, event planning, and creative actions taking place globally.
With activists in 160 countries already signed on, the website will serve as a hub for the global day of action planned for 14 February 2013. OneBillionRising.org features activist videos, daily news updates and photos, information on joining the campaign, and much more.
VISIT today at OneBillionRising.org
SHORT FILM BY EVE ENSLER AND TONY STROEBEL WILL INSPIRE YOU AND EVERYONE YOU KNOW TO RISE!
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This short film by Eve Ensler and South African filmmaker Tony Stroebel was shot in 9 countries and gives a glimpse into what will happen when ONE BILLION of us STRIKE, DANCE, and RISE on February 14th, 2013.
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ONE BILLION RISING Gains Momentum
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Here are some highlights!
- The campaign has reached millions of activists; women and men in 160 countries have signed up and are participating in ONE BILLION RISING, from Afghanistan to Australia, South Africa to Great Britain, Egypt to Cuba.
- Renowned thinkers and writers Carole Bebelle, Tantoo Cardinal, Kate Clinton, Kimberle Crenshaw, Mona Eltahawy, Laura Flanders, Adam Hochschild, Derrick Jensen, Naomi Klein, Dr. Denis Mukwege, Christiane Northrup, Terry Tempest Williams, are writing pieces for the ONE BILLION RISING website and other outlets on the linkages between poverty, war, and the environment and the pandemic of violence against women. Stay tuned, the series will launch next week!
- Thousands of organizations including Amnesty International USA, CICAM.org, Equality Now, Global Fund for Women, Global Green USA, International Rescue Committee, NOW, Omega Institute, OXFAM Australia, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Sonke Gender Justice, and Women Thrive Worldwide will activate their networks for ONE BILLION RISING. If your organization hasn't signed on yet, sign up now!
- Celebrity supporters Jessica Alba, Connie Britton, Sally Field, Anne Hathaway, Donna Karan, Riley Keough, Zoe Kravitz, Jennifer Lawrence, Dylan McDermott, Idina Menzel, Thandie Newton, Yoko Ono, Laura Pausini, Lily Tomlin, Kerry Washington, Ruby Wax, Rosie Huntington-Whitely, Monique Wilson, and more, are spreading the word about the movement.
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