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Activists' flashmob

Samuel Berenyi
Saturday, February 15, 2014

THE MHCC Suva's ground floor went from shopping to show stopping when dozens of young women and men took to the "stage" in a dancing, singing flashmob.

The show was put on by young activists from a women's rights group known as One Billion Rising, Pacific.

The organisation is a sub-division of a global movement known as One Billion Rising to end violence against women, promote gender equality and rise for justice.

One Billion Rising Pacific co-ordinator Roshika Deo said the event yesterday was about being loud and being heard.

"Around this issue, there is always this really entrenched culture of silence.

"So we are trying to break that and this is one of the ways, by being really loud and visible."








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