Action Brief: One Billion Rising

One out of three women is violently assaulted during her lifetime — that’s one billion women worldwide! This is a crisis that desperately needs our action. This V-Day (February 14, 2013) and every day, let’s rise up. By participating in One Billion Rising, you’re showing the world that violence against women and girls is an issue you care about and will no longer tolerate. Learn more and join the One Billion Rising below. Every action counts.

CELEBRITIES TAKING ACTION

Meet six celebrities taking action on the issue:

  1. Rosario Dawson

  2. Kerry Washington

  3. Anne Hathaway

  4. Robert Redford

  5. Jane Fonda

  6. Jessica Alba

5 WAYS TO GET STARTED

Strike

Learn more about One Billion Rising and rally all of your friends to make an impact on V-Day. The more people who rise, the more noise and impact we make!

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Dance

Lead your friends and family in a dance strike, flash mob, concert or other public gathering, and upload your photos and videos to the One Billion Rising website.

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Rise

Download the toolkit to prepare for your rising. Help show the world our collective strength, our numbers, our solidarity across borders!

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Learn

Get the facts and learn more about One Billion Rising, how others are getting involved, and connect with resources to prepare you for your rising.

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Be A V-Man

Listen up, dudes! We can’t rise without you. How are you going to get involved to help protect your moms, your sisters, your GFs, your legit lady friends?

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Discuss

Join the conversation on Twitter! Follow @VDay and Tweet your #ReasonToRise to help spread the word.

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LEARN MORE

  1. V-Day

  2. Love Is Respect

  3. It’s Your (Sex) Life