One Billion Rising: Nation unites in fight against sexual violence

India | | February 14, 2013, 11:09 pm
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A man wearing a pink wig dances to the theme song of the 'One Billion Rising' campaign in Mumbai.

A man wearing a pink wig dances to the theme song of the 'One Billion Rising' campaign in Mumbai.

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The 'One Billion Rising' campaign saw a huge support in India with many women coming out on roads to participate in it.

The 'One Billion Rising' campaign saw a huge support in India with many women coming out on roads to participate in it.

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Women dance to the theme song of the 'One Billion Rising' campaign in Mumbai. 'One Billion Rising' is a global campaign aimed to call for an end to violence against women and girls.

Women dance to the theme song of the 'One Billion Rising' campaign in Mumbai. 'One Billion Rising' is a global campaign aimed to call for an end to violence against women and girls.

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Girls in Kolkata participate in 'One Billion Rising' campaign.

Girls in Kolkata participate in 'One Billion Rising' campaign.

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Many people from all walks of life gathered to pledge their commitment to ending violence against girls and women.

Many people from all walks of life gathered to pledge their commitment to ending violence against girls and women.

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Millions took to streets on the Valentine's Day to dance and sing to raise voice against rising crimes against women.

Millions took to streets on the Valentine's Day to dance and sing to raise voice against rising crimes against women.

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Hundreds of people gathered at Parliament Street in Delhi to participate in 'One Billion Rising' campaign on February 14.

Hundreds of people gathered at Parliament Street in Delhi to participate in 'One Billion Rising' campaign on February 14.

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Veteran actress and social activist Shabana Azmi took part in 'One Billion Rising' campaign to end violence against women on Valentine's day in Bhopal on February 14.

Veteran actress and social activist Shabana Azmi took part in 'One Billion Rising' campaign to end violence against women on Valentine's day in Bhopal on February 14.

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Many popular faces were also seen participating in the campaign in Mumbai.

Many popular faces were also seen participating in the campaign in Mumbai.

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A woman stands on a pavement as she participates in the 'One Billion Rising' campaign in Delhi on February 14.

A woman stands on a pavement as she participates in the 'One Billion Rising' campaign in Delhi on February 14.

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A woman writes a message as she participates in the 'One Billion Rising' campaign in Delhi on February 14.

A woman writes a message as she participates in the 'One Billion Rising' campaign in Delhi on February 14.

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Women dance to the theme song of the 'One Billion Rising' campaign in Delhi on February 14.

Women dance to the theme song of the 'One Billion Rising' campaign in Delhi on February 14.