Liveblog: One Billion Rising in Portland

One Billion Rising in Portland; WW covers V-Day rally against sexual violence

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V-Day is here, and with it comes One Billion Rising, a mass action against sexual violence. Today's event in Portland, the culmination of a year-long campaign to raise awareness about violence committed against women and girls worldwide, begins at 3:00 pm with a march from at Director's Park to First Unitarian Church, where there will be activities including dancing, speakers, music, and workshops. As ...   More
 
Thursday, February 14, 2013 by Michael Munkvold

1 in 3

Those are the odds a woman on this planet will face abuse in her lifetime. V-Day is your chance to do something about it.


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One in three. One-third of all women worldwide—let’s call it an even 1 billion—will be victims of violence because they are women. You could get depressed or apathetic when you see that ov   More
 
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 ANDREA DAMEWOOD

V-Day: A History


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Susan Cushman works as a sculptor as part of her therapy to help her move past the trauma of being raped. She says her art is part of her effort to make the world a place where women can feel safe   More
 
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 ERIN FENNER

1 in 1 Billion

Join the rising to stop violence against women.


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Portland RisingPortland joins 1 billion women (and men) worldwide to march, dance and speak out against violence against women. Meet at Director Park for a flash mob of “Break the Chain.” At 3   More
 
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

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