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One Billion Rising

Despite the weather, Comox Valley residents gathered at the Sid Williams Theatre plaza Thursday afternoon for a day of action — V-Day — to end violence against women and girls — One Billion Rising. Roberta Meilleur helped lead participants through a dance throughout the courtyard. The movement began through playwright/founder Eve Ensler (The Vagina Monologues). - Erin Haluschak
Despite the weather, Comox Valley residents gathered at the Sid Williams Theatre plaza Thursday afternoon for a day of action — V-Day — to end violence against women and girls — One Billion Rising. Roberta Meilleur helped lead participants through a dance throughout the courtyard. The movement began through playwright/founder Eve Ensler (The Vagina Monologues).
— image credit: Erin Haluschak
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