Locations were as far ranging as the Kentex factory in the Philippines that burned down this year, killing 72 people, the beaches of Somalia, on hundreds of college campuses, in high schools, and primary schools, in plazas and piazzas, in the Mexican Chamber of Deputies, in parks, in town squares, on the steps of the State Capitol in Denver, at iconic landmarks including Brandenburg Gate, the Eiffel Tower, and the Parthenon, and in women’s shelters and people’s homes. In India, for example, from North to South, activists demanded a violence free nation. Transgender communities rose in Kolkata and youth rose in New Delhi. 2000 women, girls and boys rose in Bihar for Violence Free Lives and Women Rising for Self Governance gathered in Himachal Pradesh. IN MANY COMMUNITIES, RISINGS CONTINUED LEADING UP TO INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY, 8 MARCH.