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[16days_discussion] Fwd: One Billion Rising Escalates, 160 Countries, Over 5, 000 Organizations, New Short Film & Website!

16 Days 16days at cwgl.rutgers.edu
Mon Sep 24 11:16:05 EDT 2012


Dear Fellow Activists,

Please see the message below on V-Day's launch of the new One Billion 
Rising website today: http://www.onebillionrising.org/.

Kind regards,
The 16 Days Team


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*One Billion Rising Escalates.
Full Website Launches!*

<http://action.vday.org/site/R?i=WxWZKnSHX4w1bXUYGT0b6w>Since the launch 
of the campaign in February 2012, *ONE BILLION RISING 
<http://action.vday.org/site/R?i=yEAAbaqozumixxVQWxlMfQ>* has gained 
incredible momentum, reaching millions across 160 countries and over 
5000 organizations and gaining the support of politicians, artists, 
writers, celebrities, thinkers, activists, non-profits, and unions 
around the world.

Check out our just launched, fully featured website for ONE BILLION 
RISING! This new platform will support the rapidly growing campaign 
activity including video testimonies, event planning, and creative 
actions taking place globally.

With activists in 160 countries already signed on, the website will 
serve as a hub for the global day of action planned for 14 February 
2013. *OneBillionRising.org 
<http://action.vday.org/site/R?i=MShpGLsYCSyPKrLL8SEFXQ>* features 
activist videos, daily news updates and photos, information on joining 
the campaign, and much more.

*VISIT today at OneBillionRising.org 
<http://action.vday.org/site/R?i=18akR2_uPWwci1BRyYeLbQ>*

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*SHORT FILM BY EVE ENSLER AND TONY STROEBEL WILL INSPIRE YOU AND 
EVERYONE YOU KNOW TO RISE!*

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*WATCH IT, SHARE IT 
<http://action.vday.org/site/R?i=oyGBKDrys90rvH5KUz0EJg>*

*This short film* by Eve Ensler and South African filmmaker Tony 
Stroebel was shot in 9 countries and gives a glimpse into what will 
happen when ONE BILLION of us STRIKE, DANCE, and RISE on February 14th, 
2013.

*SHARE this video with everyone your know on Facebook, Twitter, Email > 
<http://action.vday.org/site/R?i=BILxY_irdg0jcrv3k6rNpA>*

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*ONE BILLION RISING Gains Momentum*

*READ the press release > 
<http://action.vday.org/site/R?i=ugXojdN9Wp110yhlA-j1QA>*

Here are some highlights!

  * *The campaign has reached millions of activists; women and men in
    160 countries* have signed up and are participating in ONE BILLION
    RISING, from Afghanistan to Australia, South Africa to Great
    Britain, Egypt to Cuba.

  * Renowned thinkers and writers *Carole Bebelle, Tantoo Cardinal, Kate
    Clinton, Kimberle Crenshaw, Mona Eltahawy, Laura Flanders, Adam
    Hochschild, Derrick Jensen, Naomi Klein, Dr. Denis Mukwege,
    Christiane Northrup, Terry Tempest Williams*, are writing pieces for
    the ONE BILLION RISING website and other outlets on the linkages
    between poverty, war, and the environment and the pandemic of
    violence against women. Stay tuned, the series will launch next week!

  * Thousands of organizations including *Amnesty International USA,
    CICAM.org, Equality Now, Global Fund for Women, Global Green USA,
    International Rescue Committee, NOW, Omega Institute, OXFAM
    Australia, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Sonke Gender
    Justice*, and *Women Thrive Worldwide* will activate their networks
    for ONE BILLION RISING. If your organization hasn't signed on yet,
    sign up now!

  * Celebrity supporters *Jessica Alba, Connie Britton, Sally Field,
    Anne Hathaway, Donna Karan, Riley Keough, Zoe Kravitz, Jennifer
    Lawrence, Dylan McDermott, Idina Menzel, Thandie Newton, Yoko Ono,
    Laura Pausini, Lily Tomlin, Kerry Washington, Ruby Wax, Rosie
    Huntington-Whitely, Monique Wilson*, and more, are spreading the
    word about the movement.

*READ more here > <http://action.vday.org/site/R?i=llB2SfvfGsBTm-c9UY02UA>*


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