Dailybhaskar.com | Last Modified - Feb 15, 2013, 09:06 AM IST
New Delhi: Hundreds and thousands of people assembled on social networking and left pictures from around the world of celebrations and performances on the occasion of One billion Rising. The campaign initiated on the occasion of Valentine's Day to raise the issue of women safety across the globe received marvelous response.
People actively participated on Twitter- debates, discussion, stage shows, musical videos, flash mob dance were the other of the day, all across the Globe.
The initiative found support from all across the globe. British PM David Cameron, United Nations and Amnesty International were few important public figures and organisations that left messages in support of the campaign.
Artists and film stars spearheaded the campaign. Bollywood stars, actors from Hollywood and many other prominent artists left messages on the Twitter account.
Anoushka Shankar left everyone shocked when she confessed that she too was a victim of sexual abuse in her childhood. She asked women to rise up and shine against the injustice. She left a series of messages for people through her Twitter account.
One Billion Rising has turned out to be Big. Real Big. Deserves all support.
In Bhopal for OBR One Billion Rising- global campaign to say NO TO VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN
1 in 3 women abused in her lifetime (!). Join us and at VDay Feb 14th to stop the violence!
One billion rising to end violence against women & girls including these amazing young women...
Jane Seymour Fonda @Janefonda (Actress, Author, Activist, Fitness Advocate)
Very excited! Kicking off One Billion Rising tomorrow in West Hollywood!