Eve Ensler

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Eve Ensler


Eve Ensler is an American playwright, performer, feminist, and activist, best known for her play The Vagina Monologues. Ensler’s experience performing The Vagina Monologues "inspired her to create V-Day, a global activist movement to stop violence against women and girls."[1]

Seminar for Women in Afghanistan

In 2003, Eleanor LeCain designed and led a leadership seminar for 70 women leaders in Afghanistan, a project sponsored by Eve Ensler and the V-Day campaign to end violence against women.[2]

Not In Our Name

In August 2004 Eve Ensler endorsed an anti “Bush Team” Protest at the Republican National Convention in New York, organized by Not In Our Name, an organization closely associated with the Revolutionary Communist Party[3].

Trip to Cuba

Eve Ensler performed The Vagina Monologues in Havana, where she met "Mariela Castro, who announced the participation and support from Cuba to the global campaign One Billion Rising against violence against women and girls". One Billion Rising is a project of V-Day.[4]

References

  1. http://www.vday.org/about/more-about/eveensler.html, Eve Ensler page at V-Day Website, accessed June 9 2016
  2. http://www.noetic.org/directory/person/eleanor-lecain, The Institute of Noetic Sciences, accessed June 9 2016
  3. http://www.revcom.us/a/1247/rnc_protest_nion_call.htm
  4. http://www.granma.cu/16-festival-de-teatro-de-la-habana/2015-10-31/en-cuba-eve-ensler-autora-de-los-monologos-de-la-vagina, In Cuba, Eve Ensler, author of The Vagina Monologues, accessed June 9 2016