Category Archives: Break The Chain

We are RISING in 12 days!

What Does Justice Mean To You? One in Three women on the planet will be raped or beaten in her lifetime.  That equates to ONE BILLION WOMEN. One Billion Rising is global call to women survivors of violence and those … Continue reading

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Flash Mobbing Our Way to 1 Billion Rising!

Last Friday, January 24, Petaluma community members began flash mobbing to the 1 Billion Rising anthem, “Break The Chain” in assorted areas of downtown Petaluma and returned for another series the following evening.  Thanks to a stealth Argus Courier photographer, … Continue reading

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2013: Good, Bad & Ugly for Women

There was a lot to celebrate in 2013 for women in the media. But some things aren’t changing fast enough.  This video recaps the media highs and lows for women.

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Alabama Man Won’t Serve Prison Time for Raping 14-Year-Old

Austin Smith Clem raped a teenager three times. His punishment: supervision and probation. by Molly Redden Mother Jones Brian Jones, the Limestone County district attorney, tells Mother Jones that he is “reviewing available options to set aside this sentence and … 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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20% off Rising For Justice Attire!

Get ready for ONE BILLION RISING & V-DAY 2014! Get your 2014 Rising for Justice apparel now!  All orders are 20% off until November 12, 2013. Just enter the code EARLY20 at checkout!                 ORDER HERE!

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V-Day/OBR Petaluma Call for ART

 

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Campuses Must Rise

College and university students continue to file sexual assault charges; administrations continue to violate Title IX.  Campuses, it’s time to RISE! UConn students file sexual assault complaints By Jason Song LA Times Joining a growing list of students who allege … Continue reading

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Campuses Are V-Focus 2014

In recent years there have been numerous reports across the nation of sexual assaults and rapes occurring on our college campuses.  Think Vanderbilt, Stanford, University of Virginia, William & Mary, Yale,  Brooklyn College, etc. Twenty-five percent of college women are … Continue reading

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