Men to walk in high heels to support women's group

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Men in Columbia are invited to put on high-heeled shoes and take a walk to support the fight against sexual violence.

Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands is sponsoring an event called Walk a Mile in Her Shoes on Thursday night in Columbia.

Men are asked to wear high heels and walk a mile from the Columbia Convention Center to raise awareness of the free services the group provides to survivors of sexual assault.

Organizers say women should feel free to walk alongside the men in whatever shoes they choose.

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