Asia

  • Participants gather in front of the Brandenburg Gate and dance for the 'One Billion Rising' movement, Berlin, Germany, Feb. 14, 2013.
  • Students from St. Scholastica's College, an all-girls' school, dance in a global kickoff campaign for One Billion Rising, Manila, Philippines, Feb. 14, 2013.
  • Indian women shout slogans during an event to support the "One Billion Rising" global campaign in Hyderabad, India, Feb. 14, 2013.
  • Women and activists participate in an event to support "One Billion Rising" global campaign in Mumbai, India, Feb. 14, 2013.
  • Jane Mukuninwa, 25, dances during a global rally "One Billion Rising", Bukavu, DRC, Feb.14, 2013.
  • Young Turkish women dance joining the One Billion Rising movement, a worldwide rally to call for the end to violence against women and girls, in Ankara, Turkey, Feb. 14, 2013.
  • Women dances on a street to support the "One Billion Rising" global campaign in Lagos, Nigeria, Feb. 14, 2013.
  • Bosnians participate in the One Billion Rising campaign for women’s rights action in Sarajevo, February 14, 2013.
  • A group of women and men dance as they participate in an event labelled 'One Billion Rising' at a park in central Sydney, Australia, Feb. 14, 2013.

Women Stage Dance Protests Around the World

Published February 14, 2013

Women gather around the world for dance protests as part of the “One Billion Rising” movement to draw attention to the number of women who are survivors of abuse.


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