Thank you all for One Billion Rising in Second Life 2017!
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Thank you all for One Billion Rising in Second Life 2017!

I’ve said something rather like this before … but it bears saying again … because I just want to let everyone know something. There’s an awesome bunch of people out there who will organise a huge one day, four region event to raise not money but awareness for a campaign that seeks to end violence … Continue reading

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Get Ready for One Billion Rising in Second Life 2017: Solidarity against the Exploitation of Women

RISE! DISRUPT! CONNECT! One Billion Rising first began in 2013 with the fierce struggle against sexual and physical violence – taking on the advocacy against rape, battery, incest, female genital mutilation and sex trafficking that V-Day campaigns over 18 years have been at the forefront of. Over the last four years, as One Billion Rising … Continue reading

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Get Ready for One Billion Rising in Second Life!

On 14 February 2013, one billion people in 207 countries rose and danced to demand an end to violence against women and girls. On 14 February 2014, we escalated our efforts, calling on women and men everywhere to Rise, Release, Dance, and demand Justice! On February 14th 2015, we called for a revolution for change. … Continue reading

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Drum! Dance! Rise! Designing Worlds visits One Billion Rising in Second Life 2015 – now on the web

The latest episode of Designing Worlds – re-visiting the amazing event that was One Billion Rising in Second Life – is now on the web! DW264 – One Billion Rising in SL 2015 from Richard Elen on Vimeo. One Billion Rising was a Second Life event featuring a four-region stage where 200 people could dance … Continue reading

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One Billion Rising in Second Life on TV: Mars Venus show

There’s now an opportunity to watch highlights of another show filmed at One Billion Rising in Second Life, recorded on the One Billion Regions. This is highlights of the radio discussion show Mars Venus (which was filmed this time). The panel included an important discussion with regard to gender roles and gender equality, and what … Continue reading

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One Billion Rising on The Drax Files – a live recording!

Another exciting media event in the run up to tomorrow’s One Billion Rising event was a live taping of the popular radio show, The Drax Files with Draxtor Depres and Jo Yardley talking to AvaJean Westland, Veronica Gearz and Saffia Widdershins. The show was a lively and interesting discussion of the issues that underlie One … Continue reading

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Poetry and Performances at One Billion Rising in Second Life – and Media too!

One Billion Rising has a special stage for poetry events and performances on OBR Dance! Poetry events: 9am – 10.30am: Poets Against Violence – organised by Jilly Kidd 4pm – 5.30pm: Poets Against Violence – organised by Jilly Kidd These events will consist of a reading followed by an open mike session. We would love … Continue reading