One BILLION RISING is a global campaign aiming to raise women’s voices and stop violence against them. It started in 2012 in the frames of V-Day movement, which is a catalyst that promotes creative events to increase awareness.
This year also Armenian feminists joined One Billion Rising campaign and dance in the heart of Yerevan, the capital city of Armenia. This dance flash mob is a part of the biggest mass action to end violence against women in human history.
According to UN statistics, 1 woman out of 3 is being subjected to violence during her lifetime. That’s 1 billion women. On February 14, women rise and dance in different countries of the world.
More info about One Billion Rising Armenia group: http://on.fb.me/1R3ORbM
Photos from the flash mob: http://on.fb.me/1UGc9qz