Givo stands with UN Women to end violence against women: #OrangeTheWorld 2016

The UN's UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign, managed by @UNWomen, has designated every 25th of the month as “Orange Day” – "a day to take action to raise awareness and prevent violence against women and girls” Their 16-day campaign for 2016  just ended today and we thought it a perfect opportunity to say - though the campaign may be over, the work to not just end violence but promote the value for a fellow human being is being done every day, by “average joes” and organisations alike.

Givo’s a company clad in orange. We wear it today even more proudly because it represents more than a just global campaign. It represents a global movement.

Let’s make giving social, today. #OrangetheWorld #TeamGivo #VitaminG

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Play Your Way to World Change

-Photo Credit: Rise Up Kickstarter Page

"Build your movement. Beat the system. A board game about people winning together—even when the cards are stacked against us.

"Rise Up", a board game created by the creators of Co-opoly: The Game of Cooperatives, is raising funds on Kickstarter. This game is winning the hearts of not only existing NGOs and activists, but the everyday geek simply allured by the idea of a beautifully-crafted game where you get to face the challenge of working against the odds. By the sheer numbers of supporters less than two months into the campaign, one can say for sure that a fair share of people do like a challenge.

"In each game of Rise Up, players take creative actions to fight for victory. Everyone wins or loses together. The game weaves a story about your movement, which can either be based in reality (like stopping an oil pipeline) or fictional (like fighting for dragon rights). But “the System” is hard at work too, manoeuvring to crush your movement through tactics like setting up surveillance, making arrests, or causing infighting.”

So, who’s up for a game? Support this kickstarter campaign here to get this to you activists-in-training!