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1 Billion Rising: Dance against violence


Today is a worldwide action day to draw attention to the problem of violence against women.
All around the globe, events are being held where you can dance to show your support - they are called "risings". It's no coincidence that it's being held on Valentine's Day; the organisation behind it is called V-Day, and aims to raise awareness of violence against women. Twitter hashtags are #Vday and #1billionrising
To find out where the nearest rising to you, visit this page.
Here are some of the events taking place around Andalucia today.
Amor en Libertad
Algeciras, 12 midday
Flashmob
Almuñecar, 12.30pm
Bailemos por Eradicar La Violencia
Sevilla, 12.30pm
Flashmob
Orgiva, 1pm
Movilizate Danza Resurge
Alameda del Tajo, 2pm
Bailamos Contra la Violencia
Vejer de la Frontera, 6pm
Baila por una Vida Libre de Violencia
Sevilla, 6pm
Marea Violeta en Pie
Malaga, 8pm
Blog published on 14 February 2013