From the October 21, 2008 edition of the Chronicle of Higher Education:
Sixty-three fraternity members from Centre College donned identical red pumps and hobbled en masse through downtown Danville, Ky., last week as part of “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes,” a nationwide effort to raise awareness about violence against women, to raise money for the cause, and to encourage discussion by injecting a little levity into a deadly serious topic. About 100 other fraternity members in sensible footwear joined the walk, which was organized by the college’s interfraternity council.
The full article is here (pay site – sorry). The full name of the official campaign is “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: The International Men’s March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault & Gender Violence.” More information is available here. I think that this is an example of very creative, 21st century activism with a large dose of media saavy. Fraternities at Ohio State and Wyoming have held similar events. Great idea!