Jennette Arnold
London assembly member for North East London — fighting your corner at City Hall

One billion rising — are u ready to say no to violence against women & girls

On 14th February I will be supporting V day to say No to Violence against Women & Girls. This is a global campaign run by ONE BILLION RISING and people across the world will be raising awareness about this issue. We must never forget that one in three women on the planet is raped or beaten in her lifetime, according to the UN. That is ONE BILLION WOMEN violated. One billion daughters, mothers, grandmothers, sisters, lovers and friends. All around the world people will be dancing on 14 February 2013 in solidarity to support the ONE BILLION WOMEN campaign. This is such an important campaign and I would ugre everybody to get involved. You can find out more about the campaign at www.onebillionrising.org/news.