One Billion Rising
1 in 3 women on the planet will be beaten or raped in her lifetime.
That is more than one billion women on the planet today.
On February 14, 2013 students, faculty and staff from the College of Education joined with students, faculty and staff from other colleges and departments around campus as well as Flagstaff community members to share in the global call to action to end violence against women and children. The event utilized music and dance to draw attention to this global pandemic. Learning from many of the women in third world countries who despite the challenges and horrors that are part of their daily lives, they are able to find joy in life and the beauty that surrounds them. They come together in community through music and dance.
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One Billion Rising continues. Please visit their website for upcoming events and ways to get involved.