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'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes' to tackle sexual assault, gender violence

‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’ to tackle sexual assault, gender violence

Caroline Schultheis, Staff Writer April 1, 2019

The university will host the Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event Apr. 9 in at 5:30 p.m. in Carter Hall in University Center West. The Sexual Assault and Gender Violence Prevention Group and Albion Fellows...

After speeches about sexual assualt and gender violence, male audience members walked a mile in bright red high-heels to raise awareness for violence against women and men during the 11th annual “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” Tuesday evening. Students, professors and community members walked from the UC, past the Orr Center and ended at the College of Liberal Arts, where members of the community, officers and Dean Beeby spoke about their experience walking in the heels, before the participants took a pledge to never “commit, condone or remain silent about violence against women.”

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Students, community Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
Riley Guerzini, News Editor April 12, 2017

In its 11th year, “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” once again attempts to tackle an ongoing issue. The event featured male students, faculty and community members who walked a mile in high heels and pledged...

Walking for awareness: Men walk to end violence against women

Jessica Stallings March 27, 2013

Tyler Pipes has his own pair of high heels prepared for this year’s Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event. “They’ll hopefully show off my legs,” Pipes, senior kinesiology and sports management major,...

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