10/05/2011 02:12 pm ET | Updated Dec 05, 2011

SlutWalks Galvanize Campuses

It's been six months since the first "SlutWalk" stormed the University of Toronto, and neither the excitement nor the criticism shows any signs of dwindling. The march was triggered by a city police officer who told students that "women should avoid dressing like sluts in order not to be victimized." Since then, students have either organized or been involved in events in more than 70 cities, demanding not only an end to sexual violence, but also the not uncommon tendency of many to blame or shame the victim.

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