MEMPHIS, TN (abc24.com) - Men put on high heels shoes and participated in the "Walk A Mile In Her Shoes" event to help fight domestic violence.
"It grabs people's attention," said participant Tim Wilson. "Anything we can do to bring attention to the issue of domestic violence, I think we should do."
Wilson was one of over a dozen men and boys that participated in the walk.
Deborah Clubb, Executive Director of the Memphis Area Women's Council
, told abc24.com that "it's very reassuring, it's very encouraging, it's a lot of fun" to see men participating.
Detective Barbara Farmer-Tolbert with the Shelby County Sheriff's Office Domestic Violence Task Force says the number of cases her office sees each month is staggering.
"Memphis and Shelby county have over 2,000 cases monthly of domestic violence," she said.