One Billion Rising

One Billion Rising campaign kicks off; Bollywood lends support

The One Billion Rising campaign (OBR), which will see over a billion people rising to protest against violence against women, started here Thursday with Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan and former Miss India Gul Panag lending their support to the campaign.

Feb 06, 2014, 19:55 PM IST

Aamir Khan joins the `One Billion Rising` campaign

Superstar Aamir Khan lent his support to end the violence against women in the global `One Billion Rising` campaign.

Feb 06, 2014, 17:46 PM IST

Films influence society: Farhan Akhtar

Filmmaker and actor Farhan Akhtar admits films influence the general public, but says more than the sleazy item songs, what impacts is the way the hero romances his on-screen love interest.

Feb 15, 2013, 19:34 PM IST

Wake up Delhi, sing flash mobs for `One Billion Rising`

Crossing their arms, shuffling their feet and singing "Wake up Delhi! End violence against women!", hundreds of people took part in flash mobs across Delhi to mark the global `One Billion Rising` campaign Thursday.

Feb 14, 2013, 21:03 PM IST

One Billion Rising: Largest day of mass action ever to stop violence against women

People from all walks of life will come together in the capital today to participate in cultural events as part of the `One Billion Rising` global campaign, making the demand to end violence against women and children.

Feb 14, 2013, 16:44 PM IST

From `Vagina Monologues` to women`s emancipation

It is perhaps more than coincidence: Playwright and gender activist Eve Ensler, best known for the episodic ‘The Vagina Monologues’, is all set to launch a new movement from India, ‘One Billion Rising’, Jan 14.

Dec 30, 2012, 13:30 PM IST

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