Dancers Gather to Protest Violence Against Women (VPR)
February 14, 2013
Like others throughout the world on February 14, 2013, Dartmouth participants in a global campaign called “One Billion Rising” are “rising up” against abuse not by making speeches but by dancing, VPR reports.
Jessica Jennrich, the director of the Center for Gender and Student Engagement, tells VPR that “people have a tendency to view violence in isolation in the community, in the campus climate, in a country, and this (event) kind of demystifies and breaks down the barriers and focuses on how we are all united in a way around women being oppressed through violence in all these different ways, but entirely as a planet.”
Listen to the full story, which aired 2/14/13 on VPR.