One Billion Rising (OBR) will once again be taking place in Second Life on Sunday, February 14th, 2016, with the theme of Rise For Revolution.When launched on Valentine’s Day 2012, One Billion Rising was the biggest mass action in human history; a call to action based on the staggering statistic that 1 in 3 women on the planet will be beaten or raped during her lifetime.

With the world population at 7 billion, this adds up to more than one billion women and girls who are at risk. OBR aims to bring people together, raise greater awareness of the plight of those at risk the world over, and bring about a fundamental change in how vulnerable and defenceless women and girls are treated….

Source: One Billion Rising in SL 2016: Feb 14 | Inara Pey: Living in a Modem World

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