Did you realize that one in three women on the planet are beaten or raped in their lifetime?
With the world population at seven billion, this adds up to more than one billion women and girls who will be violated.
This staggering statistic has prompted a global movement to raise awareness and to protest violence against women.
Katrine Hildyard is host of the event One Billion Rising held in Rundle Mall. She spoke with Angus on Breakfast to tell us more about the movement.
Producer: India Hooi