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15.02.2013

American in Italy, culture, events, italy, Uncategorized

One Billion Rising in Florence Italy

one billion rising

Yesterday I spontaneously decided to stop by piazza della repubblica to witness the Florence, Italy version of the world-wide “One billion Rising” flashmob campaign promoting awareness of violence against women. This event was started by activist Eve Ensler for the past 15 years always on Valentine’s Day. Just going myself and seeing how many people showed up was really inspiring. When I got home and did a little more research – it wowed me that all over the world – from…

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