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PRE-ORDER Eve's New Book, In The Body Of The World!


"A masterpiece. Ensler has accomplished the impossible: weaving together huge, bold, world-changing ideas with beautiful writing, amazing metaphors, and original structure. Truly one of the most courageous and original works of our time."
—>Naomi Klein

In The Body of The World, Eve's new visionary memoirof separation and connection—to the body, the self, and the world, will be released by Metropolitan Books on April 30th.

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Book Description:
Playwright, author, and activist Eve Ensler has devoted her life to the female body—how totalk about it, how to protect and value it. Yet she spent much of her lifedisassociated from her own body—a disconnection brought on by her father's sexual abuse and her mother's remoteness. ";Because I did not, couldnot inhabit my body or the Earth," she writes, "I could not feel or know their pain." But Ensler is shocked out of her distance. While working inthe Congo, she is shattered to encounter the horrific rape and violence inflicted on the women there. Soon after, she is diagnosed with uterine cancer, and through months of harrowing treatment, she is forced to become firstand foremost a body—pricked, punctured, cut, scanned. It is then that all distance is erased. As she connects her own illness to the devastation of the earth, her life force to the resilience of humanity, she is finally, fully—and gratefully—joined to the body of the world. Unflinching, generous, and inspiring, Ensler calls on us all to embody our connection to and responsibility for the world.

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RISING Blog Series: More Words From Behind the Scenes

In this third installment of the RISING Blog series, we hear from Guatemala, Zimbabwe, and the U.S:

by Marsha Lopez, Regional Coordinator (Guatemala / América Latina)
Hace más de diez años tuve la oportunidad de salir de una relación de maltrato y abuso que llevo mi vida a limites cercanos a la muerte...
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by Nyasha Sengayi, Regional Coordinator

The 14th of February shall forever be a highlight of my personal calendar as a feminist and also in the history of the women's movement in Zimbabwe....
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by Jason Sywak, Campaign Project Manager
I am not an expert in the anti-violence against women movement. Of course, I knew it existed and that laws don't do enough to punish offenders or protect victims but I had no idea how much of a global epidemic violence against women is...

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WATCH: Breaking The Male Code: After Steubenville, A Call To Action

Did you miss Tuesday night’s sold out event? Now you can WATCH ONLINE at This unforgettable discussion featured Journalist and Teacher Jimmie Briggs; Emmy Award-winning musician and Co-Chair of the NoVo Foundation Peter Buffett; President of Coach for America and former football player Joe Ehrmann, A Call to Men Co-Founder Tony Porter; Sports Editor at The Nation Dave Zirin, and moderator Eve Ensler.