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One billion rising 2021 globally launch, eSwatini to unpack strategy before end of October: RISING GARDENS.

Thursday, 1st October, 2020

MBABANE: One Billion Rising Eswatini willjoin the entire andhost a national launch before the end of October.
The Covid19 pandemic has rapidly blown open the destructive veins of neo-liberalism, capitalism, racism, fascism and patriarchy, revealing violent and broken systems that have been forced upon us for far too long. 

The majority of people who are dying are those who have been historically exploited, oppressed, marginalized and discriminated against because of race, gender, class, caste. The sacred connection that Indigenous communities hold with the land has been violated through colonization, broken treaties, and continuous human rights violations.
We must 
RISEto value, protect and uplift those who are doing essential work. We must RISE for the Earth, which is the most essential to all life. We call on everyone around the world to RISE in honor and celebration of our women workers, and to create and grow RISING GARDENS.
The Rising Gardens are a defiant creative call for revival, restoration and transformation. They are a compassionate call for justice – because one of the greatest injustices of our time has been the destruction and eradication of MotherEarth, parallel to the ongoing and escalating #GenderBasedViolence. We cannot keep the ongoing extraction of women’s labour and earth’s produce, with no gratitude to both. We must honor and protect the Earth and women in order for any future life to exist.
#RaiseTheVibration with your hands and bodies. RISE FOR WOMEN AND MOTHER EARTH.
For our full statement: rise.link/RisingGardensCampaign
#RiseGardenResist #RisingGarden #RisingWorld #VDay #1BillionRising #RiseResistUnite #RiseInSolidarity #UntilTheViolenceStops


One billion rising 2021 globally launch, eSwatini to unpack strategy before end of October: RISING GARDENS.
One Billion Rising Campaign