V-Day Annual Report 2016 - ONE BILLION RISING: RISE FOR REVOLUTION 1 - Page 33

STRENGTHENED GLOBAL SOLIDARITY working together on global themes - allowing broad interfacing with other campaigns and movements - and facilitating a more pronounced awareness and education on global issues on a local level, which gave opportunity to connect the global issues to local issues. A developing political education. MORE ESCALATED AND FOCUSED PRESSURE on governments for truth and accountability on all matters and intersectional issues pertaining to violence against women. CONTINUING DIVERSITY OF PARTICIPATION from youth groups and students, older and new generation activists and feminists, media, bloggers, artists. academics, teachers, men and boys of all ages.