One Billion Rising – 14 February

One billion women across the planet are survivors of sexual violence. One Billion Rising is an international campaign run by women, for women. It is a movement which calls for an end to violence and gender inequality. The crux of One Billion Rising is a one-day event held on February 14, for women around the world to join together in a dance of collective strength.

Watch the video for the Cape Town event here, and let us know about the events or activities that you’re planning in your city


One thought on “One Billion Rising – 14 February

  1. Trace says:

    The video is very moving. What I keep wondering though, is how do we go from awareness raising (and personal empowerment/catharsis for survivors) to actually making a tangible change? I think ‘breaking the silence’ is useful. I think survivors need to be able to tell their stories. I think society needs to see the sheer number of women who have experienced violence and exploitation. I get that. I like that OneBillion is positive and joyful. But what then?


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