ONE BILLION RISING Documentary Call For Submissions

V-Day is creating a ONE BILLION RISING documentary project, and we are looking to include footage and high resolution photos of local events from all over the world. If you filmed or photographed your event, we would love to see! We will need the highest resolution files available shared with us via Dropbox. These can be RAW footage, edited pieces, single photographs or folders with multiple images. TAKE ACTION To all of our activists, regardless of how you rose THANK YOU for … [Read more...]

World Pulse Joins V-Day !!!

World Pulse Joins V-Day in calling for the world to rise against gender-based violence. V-Day's Campaign, One Billion Rising began as a call to action based on the staggering statistic that 1 in 3 women on the planet will be beaten or raped during her lifetime. With the world population at 7 billion, this adds up to more than one billion women and girls. On 14 February 2013, V-Day's 15th Anniversary, activists, writers, thinkers, celebrities and women and men across the world will … [Read more...]

EMOTIONAL CREATURE – October 26th !!!

Performances Begin October 26! Discover, celebrate and embrace your EMOTIONAL CREATURE! From the woman who shattered taboos with THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES, comes a compelling, 90-minute theatrical experience.Tony Award-winner Eve Ensler's new play empowers the EMOTIONAL CREATURE within every human being. Staged by Obie Award-winning director Jo Bonney, with original music by Charl-Johan Lingenfelder, the bold voice of a new generation takes center stage with a cast of six outrageous and talented … [Read more...]

One Billion Rising: Rosario Dawson on why she is joining Eve Ensler

One Billion Rising: Rosario Dawson on why she is joining Eve Ensler's campaign   Actor and activist Rosario Dawson explains why she's joining Eve Ensler's One Billion Rising Campaign, which aims to encourage people around the world to Take Action to 'end violence against women and girls'. Rosario Isabel Dawson (born May 9, 1979) is an American actress, singer, and writer. She has appeared in films such as Kids, Men in Black II, 25th Hour, Sin City, Clerks II, Rent, Death Proof, … [Read more...]

V-DAY, Dr. Mukwege, Godfather of V-Men, Puts Out a Call to Men‏

  Dr. Mukwege, Godfather of the V-Men Movement, Calls on Men Throughout Africa & the World End Violence Against Women & Cherish Women's Vaginas - OCTOBER 4, 2012     August 27 - 29, V-Day, with support from the Skoll Foundation and the Wallace Global Fund, convened 48 activists and social entrepreneurs from 17 countries in Africa for the first ever V-Africa Summit, held in Nairobi, Kenya. Dr. Denis Mukwege, Founder of Panzi Hospital in Bukavu. DRC and the … [Read more...]

RAPE: Eve Ensler ~ ‘Dear Mr. Akin, I Want You to Imagine …’

Dear V-Activists, I posted this letter on The Huffington Post and I have been flooded with thousands of emails, tweets, texts, stories of terrible rapes and profound emotion. There is a loud trembling unspoken story of women about to break to the surface of the world. It must break through if we are to survive as a species. It must break through.   I want to thank each and every person (woman and man) who shared their story of violation with me. Your courage, your support, your anger, … [Read more...]

See What Happened In Michigan When Vaginas Took Back the Capitol!

See What Happened In Michigan When Vaginas Took Back the Capitol!On June 18, a special performance of The Vagina Monologues took place on the Michigan Capitol Steps featuring Eve Ensler, Michigan Senators & Representatives, local activists, & actors. The event was part of an organized response to the June 14th banning of Michigan State Rep. Lisa Brown from publicly speaking in the House. Rep. Brown was banned by House Speaker Jase Bolger & House Republicans for using the word … [Read more...]

V-Day Mother’s Day Challenge: Get 15 Women RISING!

V-Day Mother's Day Challenge: Get 15 Women RISING! This weekend, in celebration of Mother's Day V-Day is calling on you to gather 15 women including your mothers, grandmothers, aunts, friends and sign them up to STRIKE, DANCE and RISE with you on 2.14.13 for ONE BILLION RISING! The path to ONE BILLION RISING starts with you, and what better day than Mother's Day to birth the ONE BILLION RISING movement in your community. SEND a message to up to 15 people inviting them to join the … [Read more...]

WOMAN of ACTION – Eve Ensler launches her NEW WEBSITE!

Let the Movement Speak - Share Your V-Day Stories WOMAN of ACTION - Eve Ensler is Taking her Action to the next level !!! RISE Her own words to all of her followers: As a V-activist and supporter, you've helped V-Day become an unstoppable global force. You've organized, you've attended, you've rallied, and you've inspired. YOU are the face of this movement, and now is the time to show the world what revolution looks like! Send us your V-Day experiences, whether you were … [Read more...]

V-DAY: One Billion Rising Tumblr Launches‏

One Billion Rising Tumblr Launches V-Day is pleased to announce the launch of our ONE BILLION RISING Tumblr! Featuring all the latest news from the campaign, live Twitter and Facebook feeds, and easy access to sign up, onebillionrising.org is your gateway to the worldwide ONE BILLION RISING community. ONEBILLIONRISING.ORG >   ACTIVIST SPOTLIGHT: Monique Wilson Twelve years ago, V-Day had the great fortune to meet an incredible, inspirational, and truly courageous woman by the … [Read more...]

Eve Ensler wins 2011 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award!

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to share with the Women of our World that our very own WOMAN of ACTION™, Eve Ensler has been graced with an Award: 2011 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award. ....a time of Celebration !!!!     Eve Ensler, V-Day Founder and Artistic Director, received the 2011 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award .   The award recognizes an individual from the theater community who has made a substantial contribution of volunteered time and … [Read more...]

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