Bioneers – V to the 10th (October 2007)

– Speech –

Can art and activism help unravel the cultural underpinnings of violence against women? In this presentation, Eve Ensler speaks on the importance of translating powerful private stories into unstoppable public movements. In 1998, Eve co-founded V Day, a movement to end violence against women and girls around the world.


V-Day: Vagina Monologue Author Eve Ensler, with Joan Osborne, Gloria Steinem and Betty’celebrate Valentine’s Day and Fight Violence Against Women (February 2001)

– Interview –

Some 18,000 women packed Madison Square Garden last Saturday to rock, rally, and rise up. They were celebrating VDay, a world wide movement to stop violence against women. The key organizer is Eve Ensler, author of the VaginaMonologues a play that will be performed this year at 250 colleges and in 50 cities around the world.