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“Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” to End Violence Against Women

Walk the walk, then talk the talk. Be part of the conversation and the movement to end sexual violence and achieve gender equality

11 - Leading the walkers

Men in heels at the 2013 Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Toronto (Photo: Greig Reekie)

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®: The International Men’s March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault & Gender Violence continues to gain widespread support from men, women and families who want to help raise funds for the White Ribbon Campaign–the largest movement of boys and men working towards ending violence against girls and women, achieving gender equality and creating a new vision of masculinity. Toronto’s event takes place on Thursday, May 21 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. starting at Yonge and Dundas Square.

13 - Walking in heels

Check out those pink striped socks! (Photo: Greig Reekie)

Though the event is initiated by men, everyone is welcome to literally walk a mile in women’s high-heeled shoes (which are encouraged, but not necessary). Men, women, friends and families can all sign up for the walk as teams or individuals and help raise funds for sexualized violence education, prevention and remediation. Visit to register and help Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® Toronto achieve their goal of raising $200,000 to support White Ribbon.


This guy wasn’t afraid of a strappy sandal (Photo: Greig Reekie)

More Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® events will take place in the following locations across Canada:

Windsor, ON–May 30

Mississauga, ON–May 30

Red Deer, AB–June 4

Rocky Mountain House, AB–June 5

Stettler, AB–June 13

Cobourg, ON–June 13

London, ON–September 13

Fredericton, NB–September 13

Lloydminster, SK–September 19

Penticton, BC–October 8

St. Catherines, ON–October 17

Visit Walk a Mile in Her and to learn more about the movement towards an end to sexual violence against women.

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