Largest Day of Mass Action Ever to Stop Violence Against Women and Girls
With “Risings” Planned in 203 Countries
Activists, Writers, Thinkers, Workers, Students, Poets, Dancers,
Parliamentarians, Mayors, State Representatives, Celebrities,
Women and Men Will RISE on 14 February 2013
United Nations to Observe One Billion Rising at UN Headquarters in New York City
(13 February 2013) – V-Day, the global activist movement to end violence against women and girls, announces the final escalation of its year-long ONE BILLION RISING campaign. On Thursday, 14 February, women and men in 203 countries will come together in the largest day of mass action ever to stop violence against women and girls, to express their outrage, and to strike, dance and RISE to support an end to violence against women once and for all.