- Posted October 16, 2012 by
This iReport is part of an assignment:
Impact Your World
Man Enough to "Walk A Mile In Her Shoes"
The iReporter shared these photos because 'it was a fun event that brought awareness to a serious problem. I thought the photos of men in heels would grab people's attention, then they could read a few statistics about domestic violence and become more aware of how prevalent it is.'
- dsashin, CNN iReport producer
According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, one in every four women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime, and approximately 1.3 million women are victims of domestic violence every year. The cost of intimate partner violence in the United States exceeds $5.8 billion each year. (www.ncadv.org)
The event was held at Flagler Palm Coast High School and all proceeds will benefit the Family Life Center, Flagler County's only certified domestic violence shelter.