ONE BILLION RISING FOR JUSTICE: Have YOU Signed Up?
Join us today and be part of the one billion who are rising for justice on 14 February 2014!
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ONE BILLION RISING FOR JUSTICE is a call to women, men, and youth around the world to gather safely on 14 February 2014 outside places where they are entitled to justice court houses, police stations, government offices, school administration buildings, work places, sites of environmental injustice, military courts, embassies, places of worship, homes, or simply public gathering places where women deserve to feel safe but too often do not.
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WATCH the new short film "RISING" by V-Day & Tony Stroebel, featuring global event footage from One Billion Rising 2013 >
My Vision Of Justice Blog Series: Mbali Khumalo & Nighat Rizvi
What does justice look like? Over the coming months, One Billion Rising Global Coordinators and activists will be answering that question in our new blog series “My Vision Of Justice.”
In the first installment we hear from Mbali Khumalo, one of the V-Girls South Africa founding members, and Pakistan Regional Coordinator Nighat Rizvi.
“JUST US” by Mbali Khumalo >
"MY VISION OF JUSTICE" by Nighat Rizvi >
France's "First Lady" Visits City of Joy
In June, Valerie Trierweiler, the French President's Companion, visited the City of Joy in Bukavu, DRC, along with Yamina Benguigui, French Secretary of Foreign Affairs in Charge of French Speaking Countries, to both honor Dr. Denis Mukwege for his commitment to treating rape survivors of the conflicts in the DRC, and to share a meal with with City of Joy residents.
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