The 31-year-old sitarist has invited one billion women and those who love them, via the website Change.org, to walk out, "Dance, rise up, and demand" an end to this violence this Valentine's Day, February 14.
"The campaign 'One Billion Rising' is a promise that we will rise up with women and men worldwide to say, 'Enough! The violence ends now'," the website said.
It also contains a video of Anoushka speaking out for women who have been victims of abuse and asking people to join the campaign.
"As a child I suffered sexual and emotional abuse for several years at the hands of a man my parents trusted implicitly. Growing up, like most women I know, I suffered various forms of groping, touching, verbal abuse and other things I didn't know how to deal with, I didn't know I could change," said the Indian composer, now living in London.
"As a woman I find I am frequently living in fear. Afraid to walk alone at night, afraid to answer a man who asks for the time... and enough is enough. I am rising, for (the Delhi rape victim) and women like her. I am rising with the amazing women of my country. I am rising for the child in me, who I don't think will ever forgive and recover from what happened to her.
"So, join me, let's rise, let's dance. Dance has the power to heal, to transform. So let's transform ourselves and this world. Let's rise together," she added.
It appears that her parents although fulfill their natural obligation but fail to fulfill their social obligation. Protection of child is the first duty of parents, running after fame and money never solves neither yours nor others problem but generates more problems. Generally, it is observed that the people who forget to perform their duties at home expect others to do at road. Thus, we have to make our home safe by performing respective duties then only we can expect safety at road. This type of road show will not solve the problem but certainly will damage India%u2019s image.
Had seen a lot of these tales that had hurt women on account of sexuality. Geeta & Sanjay Chopra's death at the hands of criminals in the 70's and all the way upto the death of 'Delhi's Braveheart'.....Today, i feel ashamed of being a man.
This is what they want, you idiot. Feel ashamed and stop joining army and police too. Stop other men from joining army.
I am with u in ur campaign. In the life u have to be rough and tough not one'touch me not'. Don't feel too touchy to issue. Man too suffer humiliation in his life, But These r the people who are with politicians or who pay regular haftas to police are not afraid of any Law. Catch hold of our political system and ask amendment as to, no criminal can contest election or get Govt Job.
I am so proud of Anoushka. It takes lots of guts,hurt & strength for a woman/child to let the world know of sexual abuse they have been through by their own family & knowns ! Acknowledge it. Hear your child unspoken words....Mean it!When you say to your children " Dont worry, we are there to protect you ".