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RISE on International Women's Day!

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Today is International Women's Day and around the world activists are leading the revolution and continuing to RISE! In the Philippines, activists are using the hashtag #rise2march8 to Rise against poverty & violence and to demand justice, in Botswana risers from a cross section of society gathered to RISE, dance and demand an end to gender based violence, and in Mexico thousands of activists gathered around the country to Rise against sex trafficking and to end violence against women and girls.

TAKE a look at of some of the amazing RISING events still coming in:

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Dhaka, Bangladesh

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Chetumal, Mexico

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Antioch University, USA

READ the Rise for Revolution 2016 photo essay on The Huffington Post >

VISIT the One Billion Rising Homepage >


Eve's New Play - The Fruit Trilogy - World Premieres at Southbank's WOW: Women in the World Festival and at West Yorkshire Playhouse

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The world premiere stagings of Eve's newest play THE FRUIT TRILOGY is being presented at Southbank's WOW- Women Of The World Festival from 9-13 March and West Yorkshire Playhouse from 2-9 April. This trio of short plays comprised of AVOCADO, POMEGRANATE and COCONUT explores the female experience of human trafficking, sexual abuse, refugee life and body image. THE FRUIT TRILOGY is directed by Playhouse Associate Director Mark Rosenblatt who revisits AVOCADO, Eve's commission for West Yorkshire Playhouse which premiered to critical acclaim in 2015, which forms a trilogy alongside her two new works.

For information and tickets, VISIT the WOW website and READ the press release >


"Bodies of Revolution" Panel at WOW Festival with Eve, Rada Boric, Christine Schuler Deschryver & Monique Wilson

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Saturday 12 March, Women of the World presents the latest “Bodies of Revolution” panel discussion on why and how women experience violence, militarization and war at the hands of the state and how they are Rising collectively against it. Speakers include Rada Boric, Center for Women's Studies in Zagreb, Christine Schuler Deschryver, Director of City of Joy, Eve, Founder of V-Day & One Billion Rising, and Monique Wilson, Global Director of One Billion Rising. 

LEARN more about WOW: Women of the World Festival >


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We are gathering high-resolution footage and photos of RISING events from around the globe. Show the world what your communities Revolution looked like!

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