One in three women will experience violence in their lifetime – that’s one billion women! One Billion Rising is a global campaign that invites one billion women and those who love them to demand an end to the violence.
The ANU is hosting 2 events in collaboration with the One Billion Rising Campaign this Friday (14 February) :
Rise, Release, Dance : a one hour lunchtime event 12 noon – 1pm, Union Court, ANU Acton Campus. Featuring speakers , dancing and performances from local community groups including “Hit ‘n Miss”, a Canberra based all female drumming group.
Public panel and discussion forum, Violence against women: Solutions for the future, Friday 14 February 2014, 4.30 – 6pm, Hayden Allen Theatre, ANU (off University Avenue)
Guest Speakers include: Ms Mirjana Wilson – Executive Director of the Domestic Violence Crisis Service; The Hon. Justice Richard Refshauge – Supreme Court ACT, and; Mr Rudi Lammers – ACT Chief Police Officer.
Booking not required but you are encouraged to register for catering purposes as light refreshments will be provided.