Fighting violence with dance
Posted at 2:15 PM on February 14, 2013
by Bob Collins
Filed under: Arts
People in 205 countries today are taking up the idea of walking out of work or school to dance, raising awareness of the fact that one in three women worldwide will be raped or beaten in her lifetime.
The idea, called One Billion Rising, was the idea of author Eve Ensler.
"I think we all know that we've reached a moment where it has to stop," she told the Associated Press. "It's enough."
Here are a few locations where people joined in:
The Minneapolis "flash mob" is scheduled for 4:30 at the Hennepin County Government Center.