A snapshot of Venus in 2020

Venus is the planet of women and women’s issues and in November 2013 progressed Venus moved to form a conjunction aspect with progressed Saturn in the Aquarian Age chart. Saturn is the planet of security and conservatism.

It reached peak power in February 2018 and brought the role of orthodoxy and tradition in the lives of women and their need to be protected from abusive partners into prominence.

Its story involved women’s right in developing countries – reproductive rights – family planning – safe motherhood – abortion – reproductive health support – female genital mutilation – and funding cuts.

In 2018, according to UN global estimates, around 830 women die each day in pregnancy and child birth – roughly one every two minutes.

Its story focused on sexism – gender inequality – poverty – homelessness – educational disadvantage – exploitation – violence against women – and justice for girls.

It highlighted the role of religious orthodoxy and ancient traditions in defining what a woman could and couldn’t do; and it revealed the abuse that women kept silent about and triggered a social revolution.

On October 10, 2017 – just prior to Venus conjunction Saturn reaching peak power – The New Yorker magazine publishes an article with 13 women allegedly harassed by Harvey Weinstein; and on October 15, actress Alyssa Milano starts #MeToo hashtag which is tweeted over half a million times overnight. 

And on January 1, 2018 – with Mars conjunction Jupiter in the sky – 300 high-profile women launch the Time’s Up campaign.

Progressed Venus conjunction progressed Saturn ends February 3, 2021.

Progressed Mars is parallel birth chart Venus

Venus is the planet of love and Mars is the planet of hate and in December 2018 progressed Mars moved to form a parallel aspect with birth chart Venus.

It’s a discord neutral energy-event that is energizing women and highlighting the domestic and sexual violence they encounter. It’s also a fight for gender equality. It reaches peak power July 13, 2022.

#Metoo and Time’s Up are social movements targeting sexual violence but domestic violence impacts women and girls in all societies; and for women Mars parallel Venus is a fight against gender-based violence.

Every country – France, Australia, India, Pakistan, Syria, Russia and America to a name a few – has its violence against women problem and around the globe women are fighting back.

Femicide and other forms of gender-based violence

Femicide is usually defined as the murder of a woman by a partner, ex-partner or family member; and according to data released by the United Nations Office for Drugs and Crime in 2018 an average of 137 women across the world are killed by a partner or family member every day.

More than half of the 87,000 women killed in 2017 died at the hands of a relative or partner. The home is the most likely place for a woman to be killed.

It’s a global problem with women in Africa and El Salvador being most at risk.

In Spain abused women are protected by female body guards.

France has one of the highest rates of murders linked to domestic violence in Western Europe and in November 2019 marches to condemn femicide and other forms of gender-based violence were held in dozens of French cities.

Using the hashtag #NousToutes (All of Us), protesters accused the authorities of turning a blind eye to the problem.

Mars parallel Venus forecasts social strife, sexual violence and raging women.

In 2020 governments will be forced into taking action to protect women from the uncivilized, barbaric behavior that’s perpetrated against them by some men.

Progressed Jupiter is sextile birth chart Venus

This high harmony aspect reaches peak power August 1, 2023.

Jupiter is the planet of finances, rising prices, lavish spending, expansion, abundance, religion, legal matters, laws and treaties.

It’s a fortunate opportunity energy-event that favors women and finances – closing the gap on gender-pay inequality; women and the law – legal victories for women, new laws protecting women and the appointment of female judges; women and business – expansion for the fashion, cosmetic and beauty industries; women in the church; success at the peace talks – the signing of peace treaties; and higher prices for chocolates and confectionery.

Venus in the major cycle charts

Venus doesn’t have a cycle of her own but the events trend-line pertaining to women, women’s issues, art, social activity and peace is forecast by Venus’s aspects in the cycle charts of the major planets.

In the March 19, 2020 Sun cycle Sun is semisquare Venus

In the January 2, 2019 Mars cycle Mars is trine Venus

In the July 11, 2020 Mars cycle Mars is sextile Venus

In the current Jupiter cycle Jupiter is square Venus

In the current Saturn cycle Saturn is semisquare Venus and

In the current Neptune cycle Neptune is sesquisquare Venus

A timeline of major astro-events involving Venus in 2020

Important events involving women, the arts, society, beauty or peace can occur when Venus is stimulated in the Aquarian Age chart or activated in one of the major cycle charts.

January 1, 2020: Progressed Moon is parallel progressed Venus in the Aquarian Age chart > peak power date is February 23, 2020 > all the Venus progressions are stimulated > end date is May 18

February 8, 2020: Progressed Neptune semisextile Venus in the Neptune cycle starts > peak power date is March 6 > end date is April 2

February 29: Progressed Jupiter parallel Venus in the Jupiter cycle starts > peak power date is April 17 > end date is July 19

March 1: Progressed Mars is semisquare Venus in the Mars cycle

March 22: Progressed Mars is sextile Venus in the Mars cycle

May 2: Progressed Mars is parallel Venus in the Mars cycle

May 5: Progressed Mars is square Venus in the Mars cycle

June 19: Progressed Mars is trine Venus in the Mars cycle

July 15: Progressed Mars is sextile Venus in the Mars cycle

August 18: Progressed Mars is semisquare Venus in the Mars cycle

September 19: Progressed Moon sesquisquare birth chart Venus in the Aquarian Age chart starts > peak power date is October 16 > end date is November 12

October 1: Progressed Mars is semisquare Venus in the Mars cycle

November 9: Progressed Jupiter parallel Venus in the Jupiter starts > peak power date is December 10 > end date is December 31

December 21: Progressed Jupiter semisextile Venus in the Jupiter cycle starts > peak power date is December 26 > end date is December 30

December 25: Progressed Mars is semisquare Venus in the Mars cycle

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