Monday, April 30, 2012

News - 4/30/12

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
University at Buffalo The Spectrum
The event, "Walk A Mile in Her Shoes," consisted of people walking a mile in heels to promote awareness. It was a busy day for the Monro Muffler Brake and Service on Main Street, with a packed parking lot filled with people in high heels – men and ...
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500 turn out for 'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes'
Ct Post
On Sunday, about 50 men, good sports every one, got a chance to experience those spiked heels first-hand at the sixth annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes fundraiser for the Rape Crisis Center of Milford. About 500 supporters in all turned out for sixth ...
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Men walk in heels to raise abuse awareness
LSU The Reveille
By Danielle Kelley Husbands, sons and male friends "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" for sexual abuse awareness Sunday afternoon at North Boulevard Town Square. Hundreds of men marched a mile in women's high heels Sunday to raise awareness for sexual abuse.
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'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes' event is May 9 in Port Townsend
Port Townsend Leader
Dove House Advocacy Services sponsors "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" on Wednesday, May 9 to bring focus to the prevention of sexual assault. The event is part of a national men's movement to end sexual violence. Registration is at 5:30 pm at Rotary Park ...
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Kent State fashion grad Shanetta Dorsey misses Cleveland: Michael K ...
Plain Dealer
Al WilhelmJoe Dombri, left, and Nick Betro walk a mile in "her" shoes to raise money for the Rape Crisis Center of Medina and Summit Counties. Pumped up: A tip of the hat and a tap of the toes for the brave men who joined the "Walk a Mile In Her Shoes...
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Walk a Mile in Her Shoes - photos
The Sacramento Press
by Ron Nabity, published on April 29, 2012 at 10:57 PM Several hundred men strapped on women's shoes and walked and ran on Capitol Mall on Saturday in WEAVE's Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event. The fundraiser featured music, food and celebrities as the ...
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PHOTOS: Men 'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes' to take a stand against rape
Mountain Xpress
By Megan Dombroski on 04/29/2012 06:06 PM Around 500 people gathered in front of the courthouse Saturday for Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, an event to raise awareness of sexual assault. The event gives men the opportunity to take don heels, ...
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'Walk a mile in her shoes' today
Milford Mirror
The Rape Crisis Center of Milford held its 6th annual "Walk A Mile In Her Shoes: The Men's March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault & Gender Violence" event Sunday and drew more than 500 participants. Participants strolled one mile from Lisman Landing, ...
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Lt. Gov. Brown Receives Award from Anti-Violence Group
Patch.com
By D. Frank Smith Maryland's Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown received the DeStefano Service Award Saturday morning for his efforts to combat domestic violence at the "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" event at Anne Arundel Community College (AACC).
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Walk a Mile in Her Shoes shows support
Bemidji Pioneer
Bidal Duran struts along Paul Bunyan Drive Saturday morning in his red high heels in participation of the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event to increase awareness of rape, sexual assault and gender violence. brian matthews | bemidji Pioneer BEMIDJI- If you ...
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Recent reports of sexual assualt near Cal Poly bring people to "Walk a Mile in ...
KSBY San Luis Obispo News
He wobbled through downtown San Luis Obispo, Saturday, with dozens of other for the SARP Center's annual "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" event. "It has a lot to do with people that are next to you that push you through it, give you courage in a way," ...
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Crowds and howls in festival focused on hounds
Muskogee Daily Phoenix
Before noon, hundreds of men wearing high heels and other women's shoes filled Muskogee Avenue as part of the Help-In-Crisis "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" fundraiser. "I think it's really great to see all these guys raising awareness for this," Janice ...
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PHOTO: Reduced to a crawl
Jacksonville Journal Courier
Illinois College sophomores Drew Comstock (left) and Kevin Fuller crawl near the finish line during the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event Saturday inside the Memorial Gymnasium on the IC campus in Jacksonville. The event was part of the International ...
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Saturday, April 28, 2012

News - 4/28/12

Men Learn What It's Like to "Walk A Mile In Her Shoes"
KTUU.com
Dozens of men participated in Standing Together Against Rape's "Walk A Mile In Her Shoes" fundraiser on Friday. STAR held its' fifth annual event inside the University Center Mall. The participants walked for one mile in two and three inch heels to ...
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100 men march in heels to oppose violence
NRToday.com
Jared Vincent of Roseburg, standing dressed as a woman, greets his mother Charlene Vincent and niece Violet Vincent as he participates in the fifth annual Walk-A-Mile in Her Shoes event sponsored by Battered Persons' Advocacy of Roseburg downtown ...
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Try walking a mile in these shoes
The Queensland Times
Pictured from left, Jason McNamara of Direct Sauce Media, Steve Portas of The Queensland Times, Ashleigh Knight of Obsession Shoes, Bruce Hansen of Relationships Australia, and Craig Felmingham are ready to Walk a Mile in Her Shoes.
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Get pumped up, men, and try on a purse to match
TheNewsTribune.com
You macho men might be repelled by the seventh annual "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" fundraiser, seeing it as an unmerited indignity. Others of us view it as a well-earned comeuppance. Heck, we consider it merciful that the women in charge don't make us ...
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A worthwhile way to walk
The INDsider
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes is march for men held internationally that aims to raise money for that community's sexual assault survivor organizations. Saturday's walk is being hosted by Hearts of Hope. Hearts of Hope is in charge of the CAC (Children's ...
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Weekend to-do: Walk, plant, watch
Casper Star-Tribune Online
The international men's march to stop rape, sexual assault, and gender violence, Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, begins at 11 am, at Conwell Park, Second and Conwell streets, and ends at City Park, Seventh and Center streets. Men, women and children are ...
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Men in heels take to hills
Akron Beacon Journal
Hundreds walk down South Main Street in the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event Friday in Akron. (Karen Schiely/Akron Beacon Journal) Dozens of hairy-legged men slipped into dainty high-heels Friday and took to the streets of downtown Akron, ...
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MS Walk In Findlay Saturday
1330 WFIN
While the "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" event takes place at Riverside park to raise money for the Open Arms Domestic Violence Shelter, the 2012 MS Walk in Findlay will be taking place on the University of Findlay campus.
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Men, women will stand together against violence
North Kitsap Herald
The event is "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes," 11 am to 3 pm, at the House of Awakened Culture in Suquamish Village. Men and women will walk in heels — provided at the event — to walk against sexual abuse and gender violence. "The responsibility is ours to ...
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More ways to help with foundation garage sale
Belleville Intelligencer
The garage sale coincides with the second annual Walk A Mile In Her Shoes fundraising event — also being held on May 12 — with an 11-am start at the Empire Square. The one-mile walk will be going down Front Street to city hall and back to the Empire ...
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Friday, April 27, 2012

News - 4/27/12

'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes' for WEAVE
Sacramento Bee
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Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
Sacramento Bee
Craig Lawson practices walking in the red heels he'll wear for the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes fundraiser, which kicks off, so to speak, Saturday on Sacramento's Capitol Mall at Sixth Street. Men with a last-minute urge to don pumps can register starting ...
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Sacramento Bee
Walk a mile in her shoes; Students show support against sexual assault (with ...
The Morning Journal
By KATE SNYDER AMHERST — About 150 young men from Amherst Steele High School traded tennis shoes for high heels and marched down Washington Street in Amherst as part of the "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" program to raise awareness about sexual assaults.
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Walk A Mile In Her Shoes, Raise Awareness On The Way
K2 Radio
Strap on your heels and 'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes' this Saturday. And if you need to borrow some there will be high heels available. Its a mile long walk through Casper to raise awareness of sexual assault and gender violence. It wraps up Victim Rights ...
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Men walked in heels to raise awareness for sexual assault
Imperial Valley Press
The event, "Walk a mile in her shoes" was organized by the Sure Helpline Crisis Center and it is done in many cities around the country. This is the fourth year in the Imperial Valley. The main purpose of the event is to bring awareness, ...
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Get pumped up, men, and try on a purse to match
TheNewsTribune.com
No, they're Russell Investments employees preparing to "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes." Local dudes will show their solidarity with the fairer sex next week in a seemingly undudelike way: Strapping on pumps and clomping around downtown Tacoma like amateur ...
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Try Walking In My Shoes: Men Mark Sexual Assault Awareness Month
OPB News
"A Walk in My S hoes" is Clatsop County's first attempt at a spin-off of the international campaign, "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes." The event hosts men in women's shoes who march to stop rape, sexual assault and gender violence.
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Fraternity men walk in high heels for a good cause
WDAM-TV
It was all for the Walk a Mile in her Shoes event. The men walked across the campus of Southern Miss in red high heel shoes to promote prevention and education about Sexual Assault Awareness. Sigma Nu Fraternity and the Shafer Center for Crisis ...
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Saturday walk in Casper 'pumps' awareness of victims
Casper Star-Tribune Online
But whether you wear sneakers or spikes, organizers of Saturday's "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" event just want men — and women and kids — to go and have fun. Frank Baird created Walk a Mile in Her Shoes in 2001. What started as a small group of men ...
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Men strap on heels to raise money, awareness for sexual assault
Republican & Herald
Jacqueline Dormer/Staff photo Barry Long, Pottsville, left, and Bill Rosenberger, Port Carbon, line dance in their high heels inside the Humane Fire Company before the start of the second annual SARCC Walk A Mile In Her Shoes event in Pottsville.
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A mile in her shoes | Photographers Blog
I was given such an assignment recently to photograph the tenth annual Walk A Mile In Her Shoes annual event in the city of San Jose where men, women, ...
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Walk a Mile in Her Shoes on Saturday | Blackfoot Morning News
Photo courtesy of Dixie Chapman Cleon Chapman gets ready for "Walk a mile in her shoes" by donning classic 6-inch black stilettos and leisurely reading ...
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Wednesday, April 25, 2012

News - 4/25/12

At Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, men put their feet down for a cause ...
Men clad in women's shoes gathered donations and walked a mile around the Tanger Outlet Center at Kensington Valley on Saturday in the Walk a Mile in Her ...
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Men Learn to 'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes'
WBOY-TV
The Rape and Domestic Violence Information Center hosted "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" Sunday. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and RDVIC found a way to address this sensitive topic in a fun and attention-grabbing way. Men traded in their sneakers ...
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Walking a mile in her shoes
WTNH
(WTNH) -- You don't see guys in high heels every day, but next Sunday in Milford will be a notable exception: the 6th annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event. It's a men's march to stop rape, sexual assault, and gender violence.
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WVU community strives to put an end to rape, domestic violence
Daily Athenaeum
By Bryan Bumgardner Men of Morgantown take to the Rail Trail in high heels to support the Walk a Mile In Her Shoesevent Sunday afternoon at Hazel Ruby McQuain Riverfront Park. The event was hosted by the Rape and Domestic Violence Information Center.
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Video: Men Kick Up Their Heels for Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Patch.com
More than 100 men participated in LACASA's 7th Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event at Tanger Outlets on Saturday. By Nicole Krawcke More than 100 men put on their favorite pair of women's shoes and walked a mile around Tanger Outlets, despite some of ...
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Men Put on High Heels and Dresses For A Good Cause
WDTV
This is the third year for the event "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" fundraiser. It's a fun opportunity to engage men, and the community, about the issue of sexual violence. More than sixty people signed up to walk. The Rape and Domestic Violence ...
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Victims' Rights Week
WTVB
The Branch County Coalition Against Domestic Violence is observing this week with special events and programs including education and information at the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes on Saturday morning in downtown Coldwater. Vendors will be available at ...
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400 men to wear high heels at WEAVE fundraiser
The Sacramento Press
At the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event, men will slip into high heeled shoes for a one-mile race around the Capitol Mall in order to raise money for Sacramento's Women Escaping A Violent Environment (WEAVE) foundation and to raise awareness to put a ...
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Jim's Place to hold 'Walk a Mile In Her Shoes' event
New Philadelphia Times Reporter
By Matt Alpert Jim's Place will hold Walk a Mile In Her Shoes event from 10:30 am-12 pm Saturday, April 28. The event features a one-mile walk for men and women to raise awareness of rape, sexual assault and gender violence. Jim's Place is located at ...
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Men walk in heels to raise awareness of abuse
WXXA
April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month and to raise awareness, the community hosted its 5th annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event. Men showed support for victims by literally walking a mile in women's high healed shoes.
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Walk a Mile event sees record-breaking turnout
Livingston Daily
More than 100 male participants walked in women's shoes to raise awareness of sex assault Saturday at LACASA's seventh annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event at Tanger Outlet Center at Kensington Valley on Burkhart Road in Howell Township.
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Local Briefs, 4/24
San Angelo Standard Times
The Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event will be at 10 am Saturday, at the Courthouse lawn, 112 W. Beauregard Ave. Participants are invited to "walk in her shoes" to show support for victims of sexual assault. The Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event is an ...
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What's Happenin': Thursday, April 26, through Wednesday, May 9
River Cities Reader
Wednesday, May 2 – Walk a Mile in Her Shoes. The international men's march to stop rape, sexual assault, and gender violence, with women's shoes provided for male participants. Outside St. Ambrose University's Rogalski Center (518 West Locust Street, ...
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Walking a mile for a good cause
Belleville Intelligencer
'Walk A Mile In Her Shoes' is the International Men's March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault & Gender Violence. It is a playful opportunity for men to raise awareness in their community about the serious causes, effects and remediation to sexualized ...
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Men get ready to Walk a Mile in feminine footwear
Asheville Citizen-Times
What: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes fundraiser for Our VOICE (an acronym for Victims, Outreach, Intervention, Counseling and Education). Where: Walk starts at Roger McGuire Green in Pack Square and will continue through downtown. When: Registration and shoe ...
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Bellingham march 'in her shoes' to raise awareness of domestic violence
TheNewsTribune.com
The college club Western Men Against Violence along with Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services will hold the annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Men's March on Saturday, April 28. Men are asked to walk the mile from Maritime Heritage Park to ...
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Men Strut in Stilettos for a Good Cause
KIMT
The North Iowa Domestic and Sexual Abuse Community Coalition hosted their fourth annual "Walk A Mile in Her Shoes" event. Men from around the Mason City area took time to walk around Central Park in heels and other women's shoes.
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Charity walk gives men a chance to try out high heels
Yorkdispatch.com
Men in York County have the chance to experience life in high heels during a 1-mile walk downtown for the third annualWalk a Mile in Her Shoes. The YWCA York and the York Revolution are co-hosting the event on Friday, May 11, ...
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Men don 4-inch heels to battle violence against women
Washington Post (blog)
They walked — rather uncomfortably — as part of the third annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes gathering, according to the Star Democrat, which noted that "the women who joined in generally wore more sensible flats." "It's really something we don't talk ...
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Sunday, April 22, 2012

News - 4/22/12

A sting in their step
Stockton Record
... truism "You can't really understand another person's experience until you've walked a mile in their shoes," dozens of men took a stand -and sometimes nearly a tumble - for the fifth annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes fundraiser on the Miracle Mile.
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"Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" Fundraiser for LACASA Held at Tanger
WHMI
4/21/12 - The "Safety in Numbers" trophy was awarded to the Livingston County Sheriff's Department for raising the most funds in the seventh annual "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" fundraising event Saturday. Shown in the photo holding the trophy is ...
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Slideshow: Walk a Mile Her Shoes
WDIV Detroit
It was part of the annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event at Tanger Outlet Center in Howell. The event benefits the LACASA's Sexual Assault Response Center and is part part of the International Men's March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault and Gender ...
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At Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, men put their feet down for a cause (with video ...
Livingston Daily
Photo by GILLIS BENEDICT/DAILY PRESS & ARGUS Dave Smith prepares to walk in style at the annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes fundraiser for LACASA on Saturday at the Tanger Outlet Center at Kensington Valley in Howell Township. Men clad in women's shoes ...
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TIM ETHRIDGE: City's business may depend on picking up around airport
Evansville Courier & Press
Dave Wedding found it funny when pretty pumps were mailed to his house before the Albion Bacon Fellows Center's "Walk A Mile In Her Shoes" event. As the dutiful chief deputy for the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office, though, he tossed them in his car ...
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BCCADV benefit to fill day downtown
Coldwater Daily Reporter
The Branch County Coalition Against Domestic Violence (BCCADV) is again this year asking men of courage to step forward, for the second annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes benefit. While supporters will have already been raising pledges for the walk, ...
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Walk a mile
Casper Journal
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, the international men's march to stop rape, sexual assault and gender violence, will begin at 11 am April 28 at Conwell Park, and end at City Park. The walk is part of the Victim Rights Week celebration.
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Sexually abused Filipino women find solace in art
TrustLaw (blog)
By Rebekah Curtis | Yesterday at 4:14 PM | Comments ( 0 ) A man holds a sign during the 10th annual Walk A Mile In Her Shoes to raise awareness against sexual violence in Plaza De Cesar Chavez in San Jose, California April 18, 2012.
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Palestine man not discouraged by house fire
Palestine Herald Press
They did save a storage building and my Harley," Smith said Saturday after walking in the "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" event for the Crisis Center of Anderson and Cherokee Counties. "I can't say thank you enough for everything they did.
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Men to wear heels for domestic violence victims in Saturday walk
Palestine Herald Press
The second annual "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" event in Palestine will start with a check-in and breakfast at 8:30 am at Palestine Regional Medical Center. The Pump-Up Celebration will start at 9:45 am with the walk beginning at 10 am "Although it's too ...
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Images: Men walk a mile in her heels to protest sexual violence
Firstpost
At the 10th annual Walk A Mile In Her Shoes men in heels campaigned to raise awareness against sexual violence in Chavez in San Jose, California. According to the US Department of Justice's National Crime Victimization Survey, an average of 207754 ...
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Men of Chestertown "Walk a Mile" to Raise Awareness
Washington College Elm
This spectacle marked WC's third annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, a march that raises awareness about sexual violence against women. The event, hosted by the Office of Student Development and the brothers of Theta Chi, benefits For All Seasons, ...
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In the age of Internet porn, teaching boys to be good men
Globe and Mail
Even some fraternities have taken an interest in rehabilitating their images, as evidenced by the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes campaign, which sees burly dudes donning stilettos to fundraise for rape-crisis centres and domestic-violence shelters.
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Hearts of Hope: "Walk a Mile in HER Shoes
KATC Lafayette News
Hearts of Hope want you to "Walk a Mile in HER Shoes"!! This 1 mile walk/run will be held in River Ranch Town Square on Saturday, April 28,2012. Men are asked to wear a minimum of 2" heel of any size, shape, color, or style.
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Fundraising walk to increase awareness of gender-based violence
New Philadelphia Times Reporter
By Glenna Herald A one-mile walk to raise awareness about sexual assault and gender-based violence titled "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: The International Men's March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault and Gender Violence" is set for April 28.
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Valley calendar
Valley Courier
ALAMOSA — In honor of April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Tu Casa is hosting its Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes 5k and March, today, April 21 in Cole Park, Alamosa. Registration opens at 9 am with the 5K kicking off at 10 am and the march at 11 ...
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The Fall Down Pass Out: Friday (04/20/12) Edition
The Smoking Musket (blog)
Walk a Mile In Her Shoes- Sunday, you can walk off that beer and tailgate food to help raise awareness in Morgantown. Student-Athletes Honored for Classroom Work- I'm kind of heavy on the feel good stories today. Kevin Jones isn't just a rebounding ...
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