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.
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.
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.
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.