14 Apr '11, 6am

Men Walk a Mile in Women's High Heels To Raise Awareness of Sexual Assault #vaw

Men Walk a Mile in Women's High Heels To Raise Awareness of Sexual Assault #vaw

The importance of raising awareness of sexual assault on college campuses cannot be overlooked. Involving men in this process is equally important, and that's why I just love the story I'm about to share with you. At the University of Alaska Anchorage a few dozen men (every little bit counts!) walked a mile in women's high heels for the school's fourth annual "Walk a Mile in her Shoes" event to raise awareness of sexual assault. Money raised at the event was donated to an organization called Standing Together Against Rape (STAR) whose mission it is to "provide the best quality of crisis intervention, education, and advocacy services to victims of sexual assault, sexual abuse, their families and our community." As the men teetered along in their high heels, many held signs showing their support for women. Messages on the signs included "No Means No!," "Got Consent?," "Shatt...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/womens-rights/blog/men-walk-a...

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