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One Billion Rising – “Rise Up and Break The Chains” Dance
February 13, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 12:20 pmfree
During the week of February 12 – 17 students and faculty from Antioch University New England’s Dance/ Movement Therapy and Counseling Program will host a series of special events to highlight prevention of violence against women as part of the One Billion Rising 2018 Solidarity movement.
The highlight will be a movement expression created by students and faculty of Antioch’s Dance/Movement Therapy and Counseling Program “Rise Up And Break The Chains” dance.
Two performance will be held. The first performance will be held at on Tuesday, February 13 at 12:00 in the Antioch University New England lobby. The second performance will be on Wednesday, Feb 14th at 12:00 on Central Square, Keene, NH. Both performances are free and open to the public.
This event is part of the One Billion Rising Revolution 2018: “Solidarity.” One Billion Rising is the biggest mass action to end violence against women in human history. The campaign, launched on Valentine’s Day 2012, began as 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.
Sponsored by the Department of Applied Psychology and Justice Leadership Council of Antioch University New England