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One Billion Rising – Bern

Switzerland > Bern > Casinoplatz > 2014-02-14 > 12:01 pm

About The Event

Assembly to Rise and Dance for awareness in Bern on Casinoplatz! Rising because even in a priviledged country like Switzerland, 1 in every 5 women will be physically or sexually abused in her lifetime by an intimate partner.

About The Organization

American Women's Club of Bern

Organization of American Women and Associates who are concerned with Issues related to Women's Human Rights such as Violence against Women. AWCB is also a member of FAWCO (Federation of American Women's Clubs Overseas) an NGO with UN ECOSOC Special Consultative Status

About The Organizer

Anne R.

With a history of volunteer action for Women and Girls ranging from leading Girls Scout troops to stuffing envelopes for the League of Women Voters, Anne is also an NGO UN Rep for FAWCO in Geneva and in that capacity, she is a member of the Geneva NGO Comittee on the Status of Women. She is Rising for Mothers, Daughters, Sisters and Grandmothers .

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