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Jackson men put on high heels to fight domestic violence

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JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Some men in the metro area traded in their dress shoes for pumps and high heels Thursday, all for a good cause.

The "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" campaign was held at the Jackson Medical Mall.

Local law enforcement, students and others walked through the mall in women's shoes.

The event was held to bring more awareness to domestic violence and other abuses many women suffer from.

The walk was sponsored by the Mississippi Coalition Against Sexual Assault.

The men said they now have sore feet and a new respect for women after trying to walk in their shoes without falling.

Organizers said they hope the event will encourage more men to become involved in women's issues teaching others to respect them more.

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