One Billion Rising – in Bangkok
One Billion Rising is the biggest mass global action to end violence against women & girls in the history of humankind.
Stats from UN Women “Violence Against Women Prevalence Data: Surveys by Country” compiled by UN Women as of March 2011.
34% of women in Thailand will be physically abused by an intimate partner in their lifetime.
30% of women in Thailand will be sexually abused by an intimate partner in their lifetime
44% of women in Thailand will be sexually or physically abused by a non-intimate partner in their lifetime.
On International Women’s Day March 8th a number of women and men in Bangkok performed a flash mob to raise awareness about women’s issues and rights. For more information please visit www.onebillionrising.org