Fraternity Goes To New Heights To Combat Sexual Assault

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

Some fraternity brothers at the University of Iowa are practicing walking in high heels as they prepare to a march against sexual assault.

The first local "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" event is set for Saturday in Iowa City. More than 100 people are expected to participate in the event.

While the march is open to women, only men will be wearing high heels as a symbolic way to show support for women. Organizers are hoping to raise $1,500 or more for an Iowa City-based sexual assault crisis center that provides counseling and education services.

The march is part of a 10-year-old program that has spread around the world.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WOWT NBC Omaha 3501 Farnam Street Omaha, NE 68131 (402) 346-6666
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 130630878 -
Gray Television, Inc.