A performance of Eve Ensler's 'The Vagina Monologues' will take place on February 14th in Little Theatre Workshop, Wan Chai. Tickets are $150 with a BYOB policy. There is limited seating in the venue so please book tickets in advance by emailing the email@example.com
February 14, 2014 20:00 English Little Theatre Workshop, Rm 367, 8/F, Foo Tak Building, 365-367 Hennessy Road, Wanchai Hong Kong
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The Vagina Monologues
Twenty one years ago, Eve Ensler's play
The Vagina Monologues gave birth to V-Day, a global activist movement to end violence against all women and girls (cisgender, transgender, and gender non-conforming).
The Vagina Monologues and other works have been performed in over 200 countries by local V-Day activists, raising over $100 million dollars for grassroots anti-violence groups, rape crisis centers, domestic violence shelters, and safe houses in places like Kenya and Afghanistan. V-Day supports and launched the City of Joy, a revolutionary center for women survivors of gender violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which has graduated over 1300 women leaders.
Activists look at the intersection of class, race, gender, environmental destruction, imperialism, militarism, patriarchy, poverty, and war, as women face abuse and exploitation across layers of systematic and societal oppression, with the most marginalized and excluded often facing increased levels of violence.
In 2013, V-Day gave birth to One Billion Rising – the largest mass action to demand an end to violence against women in history. V-Day and One Billion Rising are a crucial part of the global fight to stop gender-based violence through attacking the silence — public and private — that allows violence against women to continue.
With ingenuity and determination, V-Day activists around the world are tirelessly working to end harassment, rape, battery, incest, female genital mutilation and sex slavery.