Earlier this year, a Toronto police officer said women should "avoid dressing like sluts" to evade being sexually assaulted. The remark sparked uproar. In April, the first 'SlutWalk' march occurred in Toronto, Canada. The movement has spread across the world, including the U.S. To learn more about this march and its purpose, Michel Martin speaks with Heather Jarvis, co-founder of the first 'SlutWalk,' and Anna Fry, an organizer of the upcoming walk in Austin, Texas. This conversation's material and language may not be appropriate for some listeners.
'Slutwalk' Goes Global To Protest Sexual Assault
By NPR Staff • Jun 9, 2011