One Billion Rising in Second Life 2018 – call for volunteers

I remember attending this event last year and fully plan on doing so again this year! If you can help in any way as a volunteer, blogger or sponsor please check out the links in Inara’s article!

Inara Pey: Living in a Modem World


One Billion Rising in Second Life will once again be taking place in Second Life on Wednesday, February 14th, 2018.

When launched on Valentine’s Day 2012, One Billion Rising (OBR) 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.

Since its inception, One Billion Rising has grown and the local campaigns deepened, it has also brought in economic violence and the violence of poverty, racial violence, gender violence, violence…

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