Eve Ensler (R) founder of V-Day embraces a woman in the crowd during a global rally "One Billion Rising", which is part of a V-Day event calling for an end to gender-based violence, in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo on February 14, 2013. V-Day is a global activist movement to end violence against women and girls, said organisers.
A banner displayed at a gathering in central London, where Women protested as part of the "One Billion Rising" campaign.
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Participants dance during one of the "One Billion Rising" campaign dancing events in Hong Kong.
Indonesian women cheer as they take part in the global campaign to end violence against women, in Jakarta.
An Afghan woman holds a banner referring to a global domestic violence awareness campaign during a march in the capital Kabul.
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Bangladeshi women form a human chain as they participate in a campaign rally in Dhaka.
A group of women and men dance as they participate in the "One Billion Rising" camapign at a park in central Sydney.
Activists dance in an event to support global campaign for women's rights in New Delhi, India.
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Thousands of women and children in various cities in India danced in the streets, in malls and other places to express support for the campaign.
Congolese children hold a placard that reads "the Congo is indivisible" as part of a global rally in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Activists cover their mouths while gathering in a flash mob for a campaign against sexual violence against women in downtown Singapore.
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Filipino students of St Scholastica's College, dance inside their campus during the kick off of the global campaign in Manila.
A woman raises her finger in the air at a gathering of the "One Billion Rising" campaign in Belgrade.