Global Movements

We’ve combed the media and the globe to bring you uplifting and inspirational stories about movement for equality around the world.

Click through our our links to find local and international communities and individuals who are using their voices to make a difference in the lives of others.
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The San Jose Peace Center was founded in 1957 by individuals profoundly concerned about peace and justice issues, especially the growth of nuclear arsenals and atmospheric nuclear testing. More than fifty years later, the Peace and Justice Center, continues to educate and engage the South Bay community around critical issues of peace and justice, with a current focus on ending the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Half the Sky  is a documentary based on the landmark book  Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide. This organization is working to amplify the book’s impact world wide to invoke change for women across cultural and national boundaries.

Girl Rising and 10×10 Girl Rising is a documentary detailing the journeys of nine girls in nine countries who are fighting for their right to an education. 10×10 Fund for Girls’ Education is a non-profit that gets the money where it matters. Donations to the Fund are shared evenly among their impact partners, who provide girl-focused resources like scholarships, health care services and critical life-skills training.

Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace is a peace movement started by women in Liberia, Africa that brought an end to the Second Liberian Civil War in 2003.

One Billion Rising 14 February 2013 marked the largest global action in history to end violence against women and girls. V-Day’s ONE BILLION RISING campaign leveraged the strength of V-Day’s 15-year activist network to mobilize over a billion people worldwide, inspiring women and men in 207 countries to come together and express their outrage, and to strike, dance and RISE against violence.