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TED’s New York office rises and dances for V-DayTED’s New York office rises and dances for V-Day

Posted By Morton Bast

The TED staff got up to dance this afternoon to celebrate V-Day. This global movement, founded by TED speaker Eve Ensler, turns 15 today and is celebrating with the One Billion Rising campaign — inviting us to stop, dance and rise against violence. One Billion Rising is dedicated to the 1 in 3 of the […]

Global Issues

An anthem for the campaign to end violence against womenAn anthem for the campaign to end violence against women

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

One billion is certainly in the zeitgeist. V-day, the global campaign founded by four-time TED speaker Eve Ensler to end violence against women and girls, recently unveiled its One Billion Rising initiative. The name comes from the horrifying statistic that 1 in 3 women will be beaten or abused in their lifetime — on a […]