2014

On 14 February 2014, 1 billion people across the globe will rise for justice and protest against violence against women! Join the EWL event in Brussels, or find an event near you.

  • Watch the video of ONE BILLION RISING Brussels 2014

    [Brussels, 21 March 2013] The European Women’s Lobby presents One Billion Rising for Justice Brussels 2014, the video. With this video, the EWL thanks you all again for taking part in this amazing global campaign of ONE BILLION RISING (OBR), initiated by V-Day.
    One Billion Rising 2014 was a great success this year in Brussels! Despite the rain, the cold and the transport strike, a committed crowd of people rose, danced and spoke out to end violence against women and to demand justice for (...) Read more

  • ONE BILLION RISING BRUSSELS 2014: The heart of Europe beats for justice!

    ONE BILLION RISING BRUSSELS 2014: The heart of Europe beats for justice!

    [Brussels, 14 February 2014] One Billion Rising for Justice Brussels 2014 has been a great success! Despite the rain, the cold and the transport strike, a committed crowd of people have risen, danced and spoke out to end violence against women and demand justice for its victims. Thank you all for taking part again in this amazing global campaign of ONE BILLION RISING (OBR), initiated by V-Day.
    In front of the Palais de Justice we made the heart of Brussels beat for justice! There was live (...) Read more

  • ONE BILLION RISING BRUSSELS 2014: The heart of Europe beats for justice!

    [Brussels, 14 February 2014] One Billion Rising for Justice Brussels 2014 has been a great success! Despite the rain, the cold and the transport strike, a committed crowd of people have risen, danced and spoke out to end violence against women and demand justice for its victims. Thank you all for taking part again in this amazing global campaign of ONE BILLION RISING (OBR), initiated by V-Day.
    In front of the Palais de Justice we made the heart of Brussels beat for justice! There was live (...) Read more

  • Next week! ONE BILLION RISING in Brussels: Rising for Justice! 14 February 2014, JOIN US!

    Next week! ONE BILLION RISING in Brussels: Rising for Justice! 14 February 2014, JOIN US!

    [Brussels, 7 February 2014] On 14 February 2014, the European Women’s Lobby plans to bring together an excited crowd in front of the Palais the Justice in Brussels to rise, dance and speak out about the urgent need for justice and support for the women victims of violence. This event is part of the Global Campaing ONE BILLION RISING (OBR) initiated by V-Day.
    There will be live music by Mary-Ann Struthers, a grass band la Clinik du Dr. Poemback and an acrobatic spectacle! We will sing and (...) Read more

  • OBR 2014 in the European Parliament: on February 12, decision makers are rising for justice!

    OBR 2014 in the European Parliament: on February 12, decision makers are rising for justice!

    [Brussels, 12 February 2014] In the framework of the One Billion Rising (OBR) Global Campaign 2014, initiated by V-Day, the European Women’s Lobby (EWL) is organizing a unique event at the European Parliament, co-hosted by MEP Isabelle Durant, to raise awareness on violence against women.
    In 2013, OBR was a huge success: one billion people in 207 countries rose and danced to demand an end to violence against women, including highly committed MEPs and Commissioners who took part in a (...) Read more

  • Getting ready for One Billion Rising Brussels Europe: 14 February 2014!

    Getting ready for One Billion Rising Brussels Europe: 14 February 2014!

    [Brussels, 23 January 2013] One Billion Rising Brussels Platform has met this week to keep working on the organisation of the event that will take place on the 14 February 2014 in Brussels, in front of the Palais de Justice.
    The European Women’s Lobby (EWL) works hand to hand with its Belgian members, le Conseil des Femmes Francophones de Belgique (CFFB) and the Nederlandstalige Vrouwenraad (NVR) in the organisation of this extraordinary Brussels event of the One Billion Rising Global (...) Read more

  • Save the date! ONE BILLION RISING in Brussels: Rising for Justice! 14.02.2014

    Save the date! ONE BILLION RISING in Brussels: Rising for Justice! 14.02.2014

    [Brussels, 10 January 2014] On 14 February 2014, the European Women’s Lobby plans to bring together an excited crowd in front of the Palais the Justice in Brussels to rise, dance and speak out about the urgent need for justice and support for the women victims of violence.
    “Justice begins when we speak, release, and acknowledge the truth in solidarity and community. The ONE BILLION RISING FOR JUSTICE is an invitation to break free from confinement, obligation, shame, guilt, grief, pain, (...) Read more

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