The fifth SlutWalk Hong Kong will take place on Sunday as part of the international SlutWalk movement.

A forum will be held at 2pm at Chater Garden in Central, then the group will march to the High Court and end at Lan Kwai Fong.

Photo: SlutWalk Hong Kong.

The movement began in Toronto in 2011 when a police officer said that women should avoid dressing like sluts in order not to be sexually assaulted.

Slutwalk. File photo: HKFP.

The walk in Hong Kong will raise awareness of sexual assault, victim-blaming and rape culture. In light of a recent case, the walkers will also call for an independent investigation of the Bridge of Rehabilitation care home, and to increase public spending to end the privatisation and outsourcing of care homes.

All genders and age groups are welcome. Participating groups include Socialist Action, Ziteng, Gabriella and FEMPO.

Find out more about the event on Facebook.

Catherine Lai

Catherine is a Canadian journalist and photographer who lived in Beijing for almost two years, working in TV and online media. Aside from Hong Kong and mainland affairs, she is also interested in urban spaces, art and feminism. She holds a BA in Literature and Art History from the University of British Columbia.