Third annual SlutWalk scheduled at NSU Jacci Alworden TNE Editorial Board
Courtesy Photo - Students walk to support the American Association of University Women's event, SlutWalk, at NSU. This year, the walk is at 11:15 a.m., April 16.
In 2011, a representative of the Toronto Police Department gave a statement that would create a movement. The statement in question
omen should avoid dressing like
sluts in order not to be victimized.”
From this, a worldwide movement called SlutWalk has evolved. NSU has an active branch of the American Association of University Women that will present the third annual SlutWalk.
“In 2012, AAUW’s Student Organization hel
d the first Slutwalk in Oklahoma
Tahlequah campus during the month of April, Sex
ual Assault Awareness month,” said Shawna Blake, vice president of AAUW student branch. “We felt strongly about the
issues that the SlutWalk movement was addressing and felt we could make a difference here by continuing the worldwide movement here in Oklahoma. We have held one every year since, and this will be
the third year.”