Category Archives: Education

2015 ({V})Warrior announced

A ({Vagina})Warrior is a vagina-friendly person of any gender identification who embodies the spirit of equality and empowerment, and assists in the battle to end violence against women. Each V-Season we select an individual in the community we feel represents the … Continue reading

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We Value Your Safety

Guided To Safety, Sponsor of One Billion Rising North Bay/Petaluma is also the proud Sponsor of … Learn to … Avoid – Escape – Deceive To Escape Neutralize When All Else Fails This event is designed to educate women of … Continue reading

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Rape ‘victor:’ ‘I survived you’

Sebetto confronts rapist, killer in court, tells him she, Jackson family will be heard. Jessica Cuffman Sandusky Register   Elizabeth Sebetto, 19, of Clyde, was held captive in the 42-year-old’s Campbell Street apartment for hours one night in early September 2012. … Continue reading

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Join Us November 20!

Join Us for Petaluma’s 2014 ({V}) Season Informational Meeting Wednesday, November 20 Hello V-Sisters & V-Brothers, What a wild ride our 2013 ({V}) season was with the addition of One Billion Rising!  Thank You to all who participated! And now … Continue reading

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Chinese Women Defend Their Vaginas

by Rachel Lu Foreign Policy When 17 female students at the Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU), one of China’s most prestigious colleges, posted photographs of themselves holding up messages like “My Vagina Says: I Want Freedom,” they probably didn’t expect … Continue reading

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HANDS OFF, Crazy!

An excellent parody!  So, who’s up for choreographing a dance to this for OBR 2014?!    

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Impact of Female Literacy

October 17 was International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (also known as World Poverty Day). Thank you to Compassion International for the reminder and educational graphic (click on image to enlarge view). When it comes to extreme poverty, many … Continue reading

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