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Strike! Dance! Rise! Raise awareness for the One Billion Rising campaign today!

February 14, 2013 marks the 15th Anniversary of V-Day and around the country, women and men will come together to raise awareness for the One Billion Rising campaign. This campaign is a single-day of global action, calling on people around the world to “Strike! Dance! Rise!” in order to bring awareness to the estimated one in three women who will experience rape or violence in her lifetime . Events around the country are set to spread this message of solidarity through dance, protest, and activism. The campaign calls these events “[…acts] of solidarity, demonstrating to women the commonality of their struggles and their power in numbers.”

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