IN PICTURES: Jerusalem holds 3rd-annual 'SlutWalk' march

Demonstrators take to streets in the capital Friday to rally against rape culture.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
May 30, 2014 19:11
Jerusalem SlutWalk

Jerusalem SlutWalk 2014. (photo credit: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST)

 
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Demonstrator took to the streets of Jerusalem for the capital's third-annual Mitzad Sharmuta (SlutWalk) march on Friday.

Protesters shouted slogans and carried placards through central Jerusalem in the rally against rape culture, including sexual assault and harassment directed at women. 

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The campaign, which has gained international notoriety, was inspired by group of Canadian women who launched the protest in 2011 in response to a policeman’s comment that if women want to avoid being attacked they should not dress like sluts.


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