V-Day Annual Report 2016 - ONE BILLION RISING: RISE FOR REVOLUTION 1 - Page 62

2017 RISE AGAINST RACIST PATRIARCHY We are seeing the world occupied by racist, misogynistic, xenophobic leaders—fueled by the forces of neo liberal capitalism - and we must RISE against it. We are fighting on every front. Escalations of Risings are taking place in direct response across the world from India to Poland to Texas, with artistic, creative, dance risings being planned daily and launches happening all over the globe. Let THIS be our radical, revolutionary uniting. THIS is the moment, be bold, be loud, be loving, BE BRAVE. Women will not be moved back. We will resist and push forward in a way that we’ve never done before. Sisters and women-loving men of the world UN