Thursday, April 14, 2011

News - 4/14/11

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
Sussex Sun
(Jefferson, WI) People Against Domestic & Sexual Abuse (PADA) is planning their fourth annual "Walk A Mile In Her Shoes" for Saturday, May 7, 2011at East Elementary School in Jefferson Wisconsin sponsored by Fort HealthCare Behavioral Health. ...
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Barry men turn out in force - and in style - to support women!
Barry and District News
THE 'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes' event, organised in support of Atal-y-Fro, formerly Vale of Glamorgan Women's Aid, took place in Barry on Saturday, March 26. This charitable organisation is dedicated to breaking the cycle of domestic abuse and offers ...
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If the shoe fits
The Statesman
Walk A Mile In Her Shoes attempts to raise awareness for rape, sexual assault and gender violence. Statesman file photo Chad Knowles is looking forward to walking around campus in high heels, but he is not excited about the sore feet afterwards. ...
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News Briefs: Howell Township approves mandatory sewer hookups, offers option
Livingston Daily
The annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes to benefit LACASA will step off at 9:30 am Saturday at the food court in the Tanger Outlet Center at Kensington Valley, 1475 N. Burkhart Road in Howell Township. Proceeds go to support LACASA, Livingston County's ...
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Today's Lady News: "In The Bedroom, Inequality Beats Equality"
The Frisky
[The Grio] Dozens of men joined the "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" event at the University of Alaska at Anchorage and walked a mile in high heels to raise awareness about sexual assault prevention. Cute! (Thanks to commenter LR52185 for the link! ...
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Young people at high risk for dating violence
The Statesman
To promote April as Sexual Abuse Awareness month, SAAVI is working to bridge the gap between total dating violence incidents that occur on campus and the number reported to their office and local police through events such as Walk a Mile in Her Shoes...
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High heels are clicking for benefit
Akron Beacon Journal (blog)
By Jewell Cardwell Men and boys are encouraged to join Akron's Walk a Mile in Her Shoes at 6 pm April 29 at Lock 3, downtown Akron. Help raise awareness about sexual assault and collect money for the Rape Crisis Center of Summit & Medina Counties. ...
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Discoverer of famous fossil to speak on campus
University of Delaware
UD's Greek community will unite for the "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" event at 4:30 pm, Tuesday, April 12, beginning at the Trabant University Center. "New Governors and Their Potential to Be Change Agents" will be the subject of the next program in the ...
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Health calendar
Asheville Citizen-Times
WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES: April 30, Roger McGuire Green (City/County Plaza), College Street, downtown Asheville. The men of Asheville wear women's heels as they take a stand against sexual violence. A benefit for Our VOICE-the Buncombe County Rape ...
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Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Set for Saturday
Patch.com
LACASA Shoppers at the Tangier Outlet Center in Howell will be treated to a long parade of hairy legs stuffed into high heels this Saturday at LACASA's sixth annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes community fundraiser. Last year, more than 150 men and boys of ...
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Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
Tristatehomepage.com
Dozens of men literally walked a mile in woman's high-heeled shoes to raise awareness about gender violence. The walk was held Tuesday evening on the USI campus. The goal is to educate the community about violence prevention. Samantha Church, a sexual ...
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Walking in support of sexual assault victims
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
District Attorney Jill Ravitch and Supervisor Efren Carrillo lead Walk a Mile in Her Shoes around the county center Tuesday. By JULIE JOHNSON The group that assembled Tuesday outside the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors building in Santa Rosa may ...
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Sexual assault awareness
UpNorthLive.com
They called it, "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes." More than 100 men gathered at NMU to walk just under a mile from the University Center, several blocks down Third Street and back. But one may ask, what does men walking in women's heels do for sexual assault ...
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The Activist Beat – 04/12/11
Uprising
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes is an international men's march to stop rape, sexual assault, and gender violence. According to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, someone in the US is sexually assaulted every two minutes, 1 in 6 women and men in the ...
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FOX UP Prime Time News Tuesday
UpperMichigansSource.com
We'll "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" to learn about this important cause. Were you outside at all today? Beautiful! Chief Meteorologist Karl Bohnak will tell us about a cooling trend. Also, it's Tuesday night - time for a Hidden Treasure. ...
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Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: Tough guys take to the street in high heels
Imperial Valley Press
... between laughing and grimacing in pain as they hobbled down El Centro's Main Street in bright red pumps Wednesday to help raise awareness about rape, sexual assault and domestic violence as part of the area's third Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event. ...
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Imperial Valley Press
Wrestling Team Shows Style at 'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes'
Patch.com
Hundreds of people of all ages gathered in downtown Milford Sunday for the fifth annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoesfundraiser to support the Rape Crisis Center of Milford. Men sporting high heels and rocking a positive attitude stepped out in style ...
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Students, community fight sexual violence
MU The Parthenon
Marshall University students and community members participated in the united movement "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" on Marshall's campus Wednesday. The movement's mission is to create a public experience, both powerful and educating, with the goal of ...
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New Philadelphia event to draw attention to violence
New Philadelphia Times Reporter
By Anonymous To get the community talking about something that's not easy to discuss — violence against women and girls — the annual Walk A Mile in Her Shoes will be held Saturday. Men will march in women's high-heeled shoes (women and children also ...
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Students 'Take Back the Night'
Transcript
After hearing many accounts of sexual assault, a spokesman from "Walk a mile in her shoes" not only promoted the event he was sponsoring, but gave some advice to the listeners. "It is important to believe them [the sexual assault victims]," he said. ...
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