V-Day Annual Report 2016 - ONE BILLION RISING: RISE FOR REVOLUTION 1 - Page 32

THE IMPACT OF RISINGS SHARPER FOCUS was put on state agencies, as well as cultural and international institutions and instruments, on their responsibility to prioritize ending violence against women, as well as their own involvement in perpetuating the continuing impunity around the lack of justice women have both legally and socially. DEEPER ALLIANCE WORK with civil society groups and other movements to harness media attention and societal engagement, particularly around advocating for the passage of laws and stronger implementations of existing laws that protect women and ensure their rights.