[INFOGRAPHIC] One Billion Rising: End Violence Against Women

Photo: Jenna Pope

On Valentines day in Times Square, one of the many events going on around the world for the One Billion Rising global day of action.

One Billion Rising states:

  • One in three women on the planet will be raped or beaten in her lifetime.*
  • One billion women violated is an atrocity.
  • One billion women dancing is a revolution.

On V-Day's 15th Anniversary, One Billion Rising called on ONE BILLION women and those who love them to WALK OUT, DANCE, RISE UP, and DEMAND an end to this violence.

*2003 UNIFEM report entitled "Not A Minute More: Ending Violence Against Women," or 2008, the UNITE To End Violence Against Women Campaign, initiated by UN Secretary-General's Offic

                                Jenna Pope

Jenna is an activist and crowdfunded freelance photojournalist working to bring real stories to people worldwide via social media.