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The week in photos: February 9-15, 2019

Feb 16, 2019 - 5:54 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

WE ARE MARIA. Students and rights activists picket the NBI headquarters in Manila where Rappler CEO and executive editor Maria Ressa is detained following her arrest for the charge of cyberlibel on February 13, 2019. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

The week in photos: February 10-16, 2018

Feb 17, 2018 - 5:46 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

People throw talcum powder during the street carnival 'Los Indianos' in Santa Cruz de la Palma, on the Spanish Canary island of La Palma, on February 12, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / DESIREE MARTIN

Di Yogyakarta, perempuan menolak kekerasan dengan menari

Feb 16, 2017 - 11:50 AM

Penutupan lokalisasi dinilai ikut meningkatkan potensi kekerasan pada pekerja seks perempuan di Yogyakarta

Peserta gerakan One Billion Rising Yogyakarta saat menggelar acara menari bersama pada 14 Februari 2017. Foto oleh Dyah Ayu Pitaloka/Rappler

Kampanye anti-kekerasan terhadap perempuan di Yogyakarta dapat intimidasi

Feb 15, 2016 - 3:44 PM

Gerakan One Billion Rising OBR Yogyakarta dituding mengampanyekan isu LGBT

Persiapan gerakan One Billion Rising di Yogyakarta sebelum mendapat intimidasi. Foto dari Twitter/@OBR_Jogja

Neglect of comfort women 'criminal' – Eve Ensler

Feb 10, 2016 - 11:19 AM

The author of The Vagina Monologues and co founder of the One Billion Rising protest movement gives voice to Filipina comfort women

COMFORT WOMEN. The surviving comfort women show origami cranes symbolizing peace and to remind Aquino of the number of missed opportunities he had to help them seek justice. Photo by Jene-Anne Pangue/Rappler

The right of Mary Jane Veloso's family to their rage and pain

May 03, 2015 - 2:11 AM

I urge netizens not just to know the full story first – and the story does not merely begin in the hour leading up to Mary Jane Veloso s suspended execution

SLAMMING GOVERNMENT. Celia Veloso, mother of Philippine death-row prisoner Mary Jane Veloso, speaks during a protest near the Philippines' presidential palace to mark Labor Day on May 1, 2015. Photo by Ritchie Tongo/EPA

Women demand truth, end to violence in V-day protest

Feb 15, 2015 - 7:10 PM

The One Billion Rising movement gathers women activists fighting for an end to violence against women VAW

ALL AGES. Youth participants cheering during the One Big Rising in Manila.

Monique Wilson, Hacienda Luisita women dance for justice

Mar 07, 2014 - 6:55 PM

Developments are soon to rise in disputed portions of the land But it s people who should rise Give them land rice food you ll make a much better society

PEASANT WOMEN RISING. Theater actress and One Billion Rising Global Coordinator Monique Wilson dances with the peasant women of Hacienda Luisita to call for genuine land reform. All photos by Dax Simbol/Rappler

V-Men: No fancy dates for them

Feb 15, 2014 - 2:08 PM

These men believe that this day is not just a day for women

V-Day protest: One billion rising for justice

Feb 15, 2014 - 12:39 PM

Through One Billion Rising organizers hope to increase awareness reinforce existing efforts and bring new activists into the fight against violence

One billion rising: dance against injustice

Feb 07, 2014 - 1:07 PM

The organizers of One Billion Rising are using dance to raise awareness on violence against women and children

Women dance, world trembles

Oct 07, 2013 - 8:44 AM

One Billion Rising for Justice: Rise release dance as movement highlights neglected concern of violence against women

THESPIAN, ACTIVIST. Monique Wilson explains One Billion Rising movement

One billion dancing, one billion rising

Feb 15, 2013 - 5:58 PM

Hundreds of people dance at the One Billion Rising event to protest against the abuse of women

SKYWARD. The "One Billion Rising" dance is about upliftment and hope. Photos by Franz Lopez

Dance against violence: The One Billion Rising movement

Jan 01, 2013 - 1:53 PM

Women of the world: Strike Dance Rise On February 14 Valentine s Day will never be the same

VAGINA DIALOGUES. Eve Ensler and Monique Wilson talk about women's rights in the Philippines. All photos by Pia Ranada