The One Billion Rising Solidarity movement has organized events on Thursday, February 14, across Europe and the US to protest violence against women and related injustices. Countries in which the rallies are planned include, but are not limited to, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, UK, and the US. Similar events are planned in these and other countries over the coming days and weeks. A complete list of locations at which related events are planned is available here.
Large crowds, increased security measures, and localized traffic disruptions are possible at demonstration sites.
Individuals in affected areas are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.
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