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One Billion Rising

One Billion Rising is a global movement, founded by Eve Ensler, to end rape and sexual violence against women. [1]

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Aamir Khan

Aamir Khan (born Mohammed Aamir Hussain Khan on 14 March 1965) is an Indian film actor, director, producer, television personality, social worker, screenwriter and philanthropist.

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Anne Hathaway

Anne Jacqueline Hathaway (born November 12, 1982) is an American actress, singer, and producer.

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Anne-Christine d'Adesky

Anne-Christine d'Adesky is an American journalist and activist.

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Anoushka Shankar

Anoushka Shankar (born 9 June 1981) is an Indian sitar player and composer.

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Bollywood

Bollywood is the sobriquet for the Hindi language film industry, based in Mumbai, India.

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British people

British people, or Britons, are the indigenous people or natives of the United Kingdom, British Overseas Territories, Crown Dependencies; and their descendants.

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Columbia Law School

Columbia Law School is a professional graduate school of Columbia University, a member of the Ivy League.

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Critical race theory

Critical race theory (CRT) is an academic discipline focused upon the application of critical theory, a critical examination of society and culture, to the intersection of race, law, and power.

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Democracy Now!

Democracy Now! is a daily progressive, nonprofit, independently syndicated news hour that airs on more than 1,250 radio, television, satellite and cable TV networks around the globe.

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Dylan McDermott

Dylan McDermott (born Mark Anthony McDermott; October 26, 1961) is an American actor.

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Eve Ensler

Eve Ensler (born May 25, 1953) is an American playwright, performer, feminist, and activist, best known for her play The Vagina Monologues.

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Feminist movement

The feminist movement (also known as the women's liberation movement, the women's movement, or feminism) refers to a series of campaigns for reforms on issues such as reproductive rights, domestic violence, maternity leave, equal pay, women's suffrage, sexual harassment, and sexual violence, all of which fall under the label of feminism.

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Government agency

A government or state agency, often an appointed commission, is a permanent or semi-permanent organization in the machinery of government that is responsible for the oversight and administration of specific functions, such as an intelligence agency.

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Intergovernmental organization

An intergovernmental organization or international governmental organization (IGO) is an organization composed primarily of sovereign states (referred to as member states), or of other intergovernmental organizations.

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International non-governmental organization

An international non-governmental organization (INGO) has the same mission as a non-governmental organization (NGO), but it is international in scope and has outposts around the world to deal with specific issues in many countries.

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Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda (born Jayne Seymour Fonda; December 21, 1937) is an American actress, writer, political activist, former fashion model and fitness guru.

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Jason Day (actor)

Jason Cuthbert Day del Solar (born July 8, 1985 in Lima), is a Peruvian actor of British descent.

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Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw

Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw (born 1959) is an American scholar in the field of Critical race theory, and a professor at UCLA School of Law and Columbia Law School, where she specializes in race and gender issues.

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Kyiv Post

The Kyiv Post is Ukraine's English-language newspaper.

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Labour Co-operative

Labour and Co-operative Party (often abbreviated Labour Co-op) (Llafur a’r Blaid Gydweithredol) is a description used by candidates in United Kingdom elections, standing on behalf of both the Labour Party and the Co-operative Party, based on a national agreement between the two parties.

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List of anti-sexual assault organizations in the United States

The following is a list of anti-sexual assault organizations in the United States.

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Marisa Tomei

Marisa Tomei (born December 4, 1964) is an American actress.

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New Delhi

New Delhi is a district in Delhi which serves as the capital of India and seat of the executive, legislative, and judiciary branches of the Government of India.

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Non-governmental organization

A non-governmental organization (NGO) is an organization that is neither a part of a government nor a conventional for-profit business.

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Rape and pregnancy controversies in United States elections, 2012

During the 2012 United States election cycle, in federal and state elections, a series of controversies arose as a result of statements by Republican Party candidates about rape, pregnancy, contraception, abortion, and related topics.

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Robert Redford

Charles Robert Redford Jr. (born August 18, 1936), better known as Robert Redford, is an American actor, film director, producer, businessman, environmentalist, philanthropist, and a founder of the Sundance Film Festival.

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Rosario Dawson

Rosario Dawson (born May 9, 1979) is an American actress, singer, and writer.

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Satyamev Jayate (TV series)

Satyamev Jayate (Truth Alone Prevails) is an Indian television talk show aired on various channels within Star Network along with Doordarshan's DD National.

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School-to-prison pipeline

The term "school-to-prison pipeline" is a phrase that is used by scholars and education reform activists and organizations such as the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the Justice Policy Center, Advancement Project, and the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) to describe what they view as a widespread pattern in the United States of pushing students, especially those who are already at a disadvantage, out of school and into the American criminal justice system.

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Sexual violence

Sexual violence is any sexual act or attempt to obtain a sexual act by violence or coercion, unwanted sexual comments or advances, acts to traffic a person or acts directed against a person's sexuality, regardless of the relationship to the victim.

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Social movement

Social movements are a type of group action.

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Stella Creasy

Stella Judith Creasy MP (born 5 April 1977) is a British Labour Co-operative politician who has been Member of Parliament for the London constituency of Walthamstow since 2010.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British national daily newspaper.

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The Vagina Monologues

The Vagina Monologues is an episodic play written by Eve Ensler which ran at the Off Broadway Westside Theatre after a limited run at HERE Arts Center in 1996.

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Todd Akin

William Todd Akin (born July 5, 1947) is a former U.S. Representative for, serving from 2001 to 2013.

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UCLA School of Law

The University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law is the law school of UCLA, located in the Westwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, United States.

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V-Day (movement)

V-Day, February 14, is a global activist movement to end violence against women and girls inspired by Eve Ensler's play, The Vagina Monologues.

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Violence Against Women Act

The Violence Against Women Act of 1994 (VAWA) is a United States federal law (Title IV, sec. 40001-40703 of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994) signed as by President Bill Clinton on September 13, 1994 (codified in part at 42 U.S.C. sections 13701 through 14040).

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War on Women

War on Women is an expression in United States politics used to describe certain Republican Party policies and legislation as a wide-scale effort to restrict women's rights, especially reproductive rights.

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2012 Delhi gang rape

The 2012 Delhi gang rape case involved a rape and fatal assault that occurred on 16 December 2012 in Munirka, a neighbourhood in South Delhi.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/One_Billion_Rising

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