Join V in NYC Sept 25: RISE For and With the Women of Afghanistan

In New York City, a RISE FOR AND WITH THE WOMEN OF AFGHANISTAN rally and action will take place at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, in sight and sound of the United Nations as the General Assembly meets. Testimonies from Afghan women on the ground and RAWA (Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan) will be read. It will be led by Afghan activists Fatima Rahmati, Leeza Ahmady, Farah Arjang Vezvaee, Matin Maulawizada, co-founder Afghan Hands, with women’s rights activists V (formerly Eve Ensler), founder of V-Day/One Billion Rising, Zainab Salbi, Jodie Evans, co-founder of CODEPINK, Alyse Nelson, President/CEO of Vital Voices and NYC Public Advocate, Jumaane Williams, musicians Morley Shanti Kamen, Chris Bruce, Neel Murgai, Trina Basu, Arun Ramamurthi, and Broadway stars and additional speakers to be announced*. Visit


Sep 25 2021


12:00 pm

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