Wednesday, February 13, 2013

One Billion Rising at CSUMB

There will be hundreds of thousands, millions, one billion? women worldwide singing, dancing, walking and demanding an end to violence against women.

Some will be at CSUMB.

On the 15th anniversary of VDay, a global activist movement to end violence against women and girls, organizes are inviting one billion people to help promote a culture that respects women and ends the rape culture.

ONE BILLION RISING began as a call to action based on the staggering statistic that 1 in 3 women on the planet will be beaten or raped during her lifetime. With the world population at 7 billion, this adds up to more than ONE BILLION WOMEN AND GIRLS.

CSUMB will be rising at noon on the Main Quad. For more information, click here.

For the Monterey One Billion Rising at 4 p.m., click here.

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