WITNESS Joins One Billion Rising Against Gender-Based Violence
February 2014 | On February 14, 2013 the WITNESS staff showed off their dance moves in solidarity with the One Billion Rising Campaign and V-day. One Billion Rising encouraged survivors of gender-based violence (GBV) and those who love and support them to come together and sing, dance and speak out to raise awareness and demonstrate solidarity with victims of GBV.
Engagement Coordinator Jackie Zammuto described the event on the blog:
“As we transformed our conference room into a dance floor, we also reflected on the brave human rights defenders who tirelessly expose abuses and demand justice for women and girls around the world. It is these dedicated activists who inspire us to continue fighting for peace, equality and justice for all. And they inspire us to dance…”
In this spirit of celebration, we also announced the addition of Spanish subtitles on the “Conducting Interviews with Survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence” video series.