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V-DAY’s ONE BILLION RISING: 14 FEBRUARY 2013

V-DAY’s ONE BILLION RISING: 14 FEBRUARY 2013

Largest Day of Mass Action Ever to Stop Violence Against Women and Girls
With “Risings” Planned in 203 Countries

Activists, Writers, Thinkers, Workers, Students, Poets, Dancers,
Parliamentarians, Mayors, State Representatives, Celebrities,
Women and Men Will RISE on 14 February 2013

United Nations to Observe One Billion Rising at UN Headquarters in New York City


(13 February 2013) – V-Day, the global activist movement to end violence against women and girls, announces the final escalation of its year-long ONE BILLION RISING campaign. On Thursday, 14 February, women and men in 203 countries will come together in the largest day of mass action ever to stop violence against women and girls, to express their outrage, and to strike, dance and RISE to support an end to violence against women once and for all.

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The Philippines Joins Eve Ensler’s ONE BILLION RISING on Thursday, 2/14 Read more about The Philipp

This article was written by Oliver Oliveros and appeared in Philippines Broadway World on February 10, 2013 -- Community groups Gabriela Women's Party and Gabriela, which fight for Filipino women's rights, and theater organization New Voice Company, which is best known for its repeated "stagings" of Tony winner Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues" in the Philippines, will join women and men in 200 countries to celebrate Ensler's 15-year effort to end violence against women and girls via ONE BILLION RISING, where participants "strike, dance, and rise" along Tomas Morato Avenue in Quezon City on Valentine's Day, February 14.

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ONE BILLION RISING COMES TO LOS ANGELES WITH ZUMBA® FITNESS TO DANCE AND RISE FOR WOMEN

ONE BILLION RISING COMES TO LOS ANGELES WITH ZUMBA® FITNESS
TO DANCE AND RISE FOR WOMEN


V-Day and Zumba Fitness Rising Event to Feature Special Guests Jane Fonda, Carole Black,
and Celebrity Zumba Instructor® Gina Grant


LOS ANGELES – (February 7, 2013) – This Valentine’s Day, Los Angeles will be one of many cities across 193 countries bringing together one billion people to dance and rise to end violence against women. V-Day, a global activist movement dedicated to the cause, has partnered with Zumba Fitness, the largest dance-fitness company in the world known for its acclaimed “Fitness-Party”, for a very special ONE BILLION RISING event in downtown Los Angeles at LA Live’s Nokia Plaza – One Billion Rising Los Angeles – Rise with V-Day and Zumba.

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One Billion Rising: ‘The time has come’

This article was written by Hannah Furness and appeared in The Telegraph, UK on February 7, 2013 -- Author Eve Ensler has called for a billion people across the globe to join together to end violence against women, as she vows: “The time has come; we’re not tolerating it any more”.

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Thousands to dance in protest vs violence on women, girl children

This article was written by Danilda L. Fusilero and appeared in Davao Today on February 6, 2013. -- KIDAPAWAN CITY, Cotabato, Philippines – Thousands have sealed their participation in the global campaign ‘One Billion Rising’ (OBR), a dance protest to call for an end on violence against women and girl children in all forms.

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