1 Billion Rising Events

One Billion Rising – Southampton

United Kingdom > Southampton > So17 1BJ > 2014-02-14 > 06:00 pm

About The Event

ONE IN THREE WOMEN ON THE PLANET WILL BE RAPED OR BEATEN IN HER LIFETIME. THAT IS ONE BILLION WOMEN. IN 2013, ONE BILLION WOMEN AND MEN SHOOK THE EARTH THROUGH DANCE TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS. THIS YEAR, ON 14 FEBRUARY 2014 WE ARE CALLING ON WOMEN AND MEN EVERYWHERE TO HARNESS THEIR POWER AND IMAGINATION TO RISE FOR JUSTICE. IMAGINE, ONE BILLION WOMEN RELEASING THEIR STORIES, DANCING AND SPEAKING OUT – JOIN US! RISE. RELEASE. DANCE! At Highfield campus on the Redbrick from 18.00 Southampton will come together as part of the 207 countries of the world celebrating. Bring your dancing shoes, your stories, your banners or just your will for equality. Everyone is welcome to stand together and make change happen. Partners, friends, housemates, colleagues, children, siblings – everyone is welcome as we make a stand as a city. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gl2AO-7Vlzk

About The Organization

University of Southampton Students' Union

SUSU is the students’ union at the University of Southampton. It is run by students to enrich the lives of everyone who studies at the University.

Each of the 23,000 students enrolled at the University of Southampton is a member of SUSU. SUSU represents their voice and interests on issues at local, national and international levels and supports them in taking action to realise their ambitions and improve their lives.

It provides necessary, affordable and high quality student focused facilities and services. These include free and confidential advice; support for a huge variety of student led campaigns, societies and sports clubs; academic and course representation; and a whole range of exciting opportunities to have fun and socialise.

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