Openhearted Rebel

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Note from Steve Beckow: The Golden Age of Gaia supports the 1 Billion Rising movement to end global gender persecution.

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Violence against women: 1bn rising

One Billion Rising: ‘It’s like a feminist tsunami’

Jane Martinson, The Guardian, Jan. 28, 2013

http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2013/jan/28/one-billion-rising-feminist-campaign/print

Flashmobs in Mogadishu, marches in Bute and mass rallies in India: Eve Ensler on the global response to her One Billion Rising campaign to end violence against women

Since Eve Ensler launched the One Billion Rising campaign to end violence against women she has been repeatedly asked: is it a dance movement or overtly political? A protest or a giant global celebration? Just a few weeks before 14 February, the date that Ensler, activist and author of The Vagina Monologues, designated the “day to rise”, she says: “I’ve never seen anything like it in my lifetime.” One in three women around the world are subject to violence at…

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