Video: One Billion Rising
02 Feb 2015 22:50 GMT
One Billion Rising:
Global campaign to end to violence against women.
Today 1 out of 3 women in the world -- more than 1 billion women -- will be raped or beaten.
Music video is by Goudarz Eghtedari.
"One Billion Rising"
Goudarz Eghtedari [Winter 2013]
Some footage in this video is from Portland.
https://vimeo.com/115297508 [5 min video]
One Billion Rising is a global campaign to end to violence against women, rise for justice and promote gender equality. It was started in 2012 as part of the V-Day movement. The "billion" refers to the UN statistic that one in three women will be raped or beaten in their lifetime, or about one billion. In 2012, the One Billion Rising campaign culminated in the biggest mass global action to end violence against women ever with tens of thousands of events held in more than 190 countries.
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