‘One billion’ to rise against gender-based violence, poverty

News Philippines Feb 8, 2013 at 3:52 pm

By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO
Bulatlat.com

MANILA – One Billion Rising is taking the world by storm.

“It is something that has gone across class, social group and religion. It’s like a huge feminist tsunami,” Eve Ensler, the brainchild behind One Billion Rising, said in a report.

Ensler, recently interviewed by The Guardian during her stopover at Paris, has been going around the world to inform and invite people to join One Billion Rising, a global “call to men and women to refuse to participate in the status quo until rape and rape culture ends.”

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