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Two Weeks Until We RISE!


Can you feel it? Flashmobs, Marches, Zumba, Rallies, Dance Actions, Sit-ins, Strikes - ONE BILLION people will rise and the earth is already starting to shake!

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GOOD READS by The Guardian & Jane Fonda!
Check out this latest piece in The Guardian on ONE BILLION RISING by Jane Martinson, and V-Day Board member Jane Fonda's inspiring article on
One Billion Rising: 'It's like a feminist tsunami' (The Guardian) >


WATCH: "I Am Rising...: Anoushka Shankar"
Anoushka Shankar is a renowned musician and composer. She recorded this personal and poignant message from her home in London and we hope you all will watch it!

WATCH Anoushka Shankar's "I Am Rising..." video here >

Want to share why YOU are rising?
Upload your own "I Am Rising..." video here >


  • On Monday, February 4th there will be a ONE BILLION RISING kick-off celebration in London: V-Day Board member Thandie Newton will be performing alongside Eve Ensler and Grammy nominated World Music artist Anoushka Shankar in "LONDON RISING" at Cafe De Paris, Leicester Square London 8pm.
    FIND out more & get tickets here >
  • Argentinian Heavy Metal Guitarist Mario Ian is RISING!
    CHECK out his TV Spot >
  • San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee is RISING! Mayor Lee will join District Attorney George Gascón, Board of Supervisors President David Chiu, V-Day Executive Director Susan Celia Swan, Commission on the
    Status of Women President Julie Soo, and Filipina Women’s Network
    President Marily Mondejar at City Hall!
    CHECK it out at >
  • Bhutan is RISING! Women and girls in Bhutan are getting ready for their ONE BILLION RISING flash mob.
    WATCH them rehearse >
  • V-Day has partnered with Zumba Fitness! The global multimedia fitness leader and creator of the acclaimed Zumba® dance-fitness party is joining V-Day for a very special ONE BILLION RISING event in downtown Los Angeles at LA Live's Nokia Plaza. This electrifying party, will get Los Angeles rising and dancing with special guests including V-Day Board Member, activist, and Academy Award winner Jane Fonda, Academy Award winner Kathy Bates, and celebrity Zumba Instructor Gina Grant.
    FIND out more here >
  • Breman organizers have created this great new video to highlight their activities on 14 February! ""One Billion Rising" Aktion auf dem Bremer Marktplatz am 14.02.13 von 16.00 - 17.00 Uhr. 1 Milliarde steht auf und tanzt gegen Gewalt an Frauen fuer Wertschaetzung und Selbstbestimmung. Organisation Bremen: Edda Lorna und Prisca Samani. Filmemacher: Hacky Hackbarth."
    WATCH here >
  • Maya Azucena, Morley, DJ Beverly Bond, Suheir Hammad, Rosie Perez and more will take part in RISE NYC! This NYC finale celebration will take place at the Hammerstein Ballroom in Manhattan, where Eve Ensler performed The Vagina Monologues and launched a global movement on Valentine's Day 15 years ago. The free party will be a celebration of the rising all across the world.
    FIND out more & get tickets here >
  • Toronto City Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam is RISING! "Over 50% of Canadian women by the age of 16 will have experienced at least one incident of sexual or physical violence. Why Would You Not Take Action?"
    WATCH her I Am Rising..." video here >
  • Israel organizers have created their own campaign song! Check out these scenes from a flash-mob practice with original music by One Billion Rising Israel!
    WATCH here >
  • ONE BILLION RISING South Asia has released their New Delhi RISING teaser.
    CHECK it out here >