Twenty socials organisations, including various resident bodies and schools, have joined hands to celebrate One Billion Rising (OBR), a global campaign meant to end sexual violence against women, on February 12 at Maxfort School, Dwarka.
Representatives have been meeting regularly to finalise the various events for the day.
Participating organisations include Age Well Holistic Care, Choti Si Khushi, Dwarka City, Dwarka Collective, Dwarka Forum , Dwarka Parents’ Association, Dwarka Progressive Club, Federation of Dwarka Ltd , Helping Human, Janasamskriti, Mission Clean and Safe Dwarka, Pahal, Pehchan, Rasta Foundation, Sahaj Sambhav, Sahas, Setu, Dwarka Hello Moms, Rise Foundation, Mission and Voice of Motherland and City Spidey.
Anil Parashar, a resident of Sri Agrasen Apartments, and a member of Mission Clean and Safe Dwarka, informed, "Recitation, street play, dance drama, songs and many more events are on the anvil. Members from the participating organisations will be performing on the day. This a collective effort to raise voice against violence inflicted on women."
Participants are making videos and creating interesting slogans to spread the OBR message. They are also using the social media platform to make the community aware of the event.
A member of Dwarka Collective, and resident of Skylark Apartments, Sector 6, Shameera Ashroff, said, "We are mobilising people for the event. We are meeting residents and social organisations to spread the message."