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STRIKE, DANCE! Eve Ensler’s <br />One Billion Rising/ Feb. 14. 2013

Marianne Schnall
Women’s Media Center

On February 14, V-Day’s Eve Ensler calls on “one billion women and those who love them” to rise up to confront violence against women.

I was in the room 15 years ago, when activist and playwright Eve Ensler announced her intention to use proceeds from her award winning play “The Vagina Monologues” as a vehicle to raise funds and awareness to stop violence against women. That night, V-Day, the global initiative to end violence against women and girls, was born.