One Billion Rising @ Fire Brigade Ground on V-Day

For those of you who aren’t aware, One Billion Rising is a worldwide movement with the motive of expressing solidarity in women and saying no to Violence against women. It will be celebrated all over the world on the 14th of February ie: Valentines Day.

An excerpt from their public profile information page:

  • One in three woman on the planet will be raped or beaten in her lifetime.
  • One billion women violated is an atrocity.
  • ONE BILLION WOMEN DANCING IS A REVOLUTION.
  • On V-Day’s 15th Anniversary, Feb-14-2013, we are inviting one billion women and those who love them to WALK OUT, DANCE, RISE UP and DEMAND an end to this violence.
  • ONE BILLION RISING will move the earth, activating women and men across every country. V-Day wants the worlds to see our collective strengths, our numbers, our solidarity across borders.
  • Join V-Day and ONE BILLION RISING today and SAY NO to violence against women and girls.

Yes, and as you had guessed, One Billion rising will be celebrated in Shillong today the 14th February at Fire brigade Ground with an open air concert that will feature a myriad of expressions in the form of songs, dance, chants and drum beat and live bands like Summersalt, 4th Element and Shyllong.  All are cordially invited to this event at 4pm. Your presence will strengthen the voice and the campaign.

Check the Media Advertisement for the event below.