“I Am Rising…”: Marielle Gallo, France (English)


Marielle Gallo is an MEP from France. She performed in the V-Day European Parliament production of The Vagina Monologues on 6 March 2012, and she will RISE on 14 February 2013.

1 in 3 women on the planet is raped or beaten in her lifetime. That is ONE BILLION women. On 14 February 2013 V-Day is inviting ONE BILLION women and those who love them to WALK OUT, DANCE, RISE UP, and DEMAND an end to this violence. ONE BILLION RISING will move the earth, activating women and men across every country. We want the world to see our collective strength, our numbers and our solidarity across borders. Tell the world why you’re rising on February 14th, 2013 at onebillionrising.org. What does ONE BILLION look like? On 14 February, it will look like a REVOLUTION.