“One billion women violated is an atrocity. One billion women dancing is a revolution.”
Photo: Pink Sherbet Photography
THERE ARE CURRENTLY 197 countries signed up to participate in the One Billion Rising event this Feb 14. One in three women on the planet are raped or beaten in their lifetime. Women and men all over the globe are gathering to make change to the current rape and violence culture.
As a human, a woman, and someone who has experienced violence, I too will dance and rise up with my community as an act of solidarity and to demand an end to violence.
What is your reason to rise?
Note: To find an event happening in your community, search here. To watch the latest update on One Billion Rising from Eve Ensler (the creator of the movement) click here.