Dozens of women put on their dancing shoes in the centre of Brighton to protest against violence towards females.

About 70 volunteers took part in a choreographed dance flashmob outside the Palace Pier and Churchill Square Shopping Centre on Saturday afternoon (February 16) as part of a global campaign.

Passers-by were shocked by the apparent burst of spontaneous dancing to Tina Turner by the group of women.

But in fact, their moves had been carefully choreographed for two hours earlier for the flashmob.

The protest was inspired by the global campaign which states that one in three women around the world will be raped or beaten in their lifetime.

Video by Jonny Barton

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