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Why We Rise

There are many, many reasons why we rise. Because, in Russia, MPs have backed a bill reducing the punishment for some forms of domestic violence, despite protests from rights groups. Because, in India, more than 34,000 cases of rape were reported in 2015 (and think how many will go unreported). Because, in the United Kingdom, … Continue reading

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Get Ready for One Billion Rising in Second Life!

On 14 February 2013, one billion people in 207 countries rose and danced to demand an end to violence against women and girls. On 14 February 2014, we escalated our efforts, calling on women and men everywhere to Rise, Release, Dance, and demand Justice! On February 14th 2015, we called for a revolution for change. … Continue reading