The Transylvania Times -

By Jeremiah Reed
Staff Writer 

Voices Joined During One Billion Rising March – Brevard NC


Those who took part in Friday's march gathered in front of the Transylvania County Courthouse. (Times photo by Jeremiah Reed)

Together they marched, more than 24 strong, from the steps of the courthouse down North Broad Street and onto the campus of Brevard College, most holding signs and all there to speak out against the cycle of domestic abuse and sexual violence against women.

Friday's march was part of One Billion Rising, a peaceful movement designed to end violence against women and empower women through dance, celebration, prayer and camaraderie.

One Billion Rising is closely associated with writer Eve Ensler, who penned the "The Vagina Monologues." One Billion Rising is an annual event that takes place...

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