V-Day Annual Report 2016 - ONE BILLION RISING: RISE FOR REVOLUTION 1 - Page 24

BODIES OF REVOLUTION THE PANEL, “BODIES OF REVOLUTION: WOMEN RISE AGAINST POLICE, STATES & EMPIRE” took place on 5 December in NYC, and aired as a two part special on The Laura Flanders Show. Hosted by independent media journalist Laura Flanders, the event featured activists including Fartuun A. Adan, Suad Amiry, Kimberlé Crenshaw, Eve Ensler, Frances Garrett, Nimmi Gowrinathan, Yanar Mohammed, Lu Pin, Thenmozhi Soundararajan, Sara Milena Ferrer Valencia, Monique Wilson and Zoya. The two panel discussions explored how and why women experience violence at the intersection of multiple oppressive forces and systems and how they are rising against imperialism, racism, sexism and neo-colonialism. It also included performances by Climbing PoeTree and Abby Hobson.