On Wednesday, September 25, a group of young activists will be demonstrating in a silent protest to support body positivity in Leuven and its environs. This event going to happen between 2 p.m and 5 p.m. on the Diestsestraat (near the statue “Dorre Den Bakker”), Leuven. Everyone is welcomed to support the cause.
The purpose of the body positivity protest is to create more awareness about body and self-image, most especially among youths.
Participants will be wearing nothing but their underwear and a blindfold. In addition to this, there will be an opportunity for the audience and supporters to know the personal experiences of the participants. The supporters can also show their support by either drawing or writing encouraging messages on the bodies of the participants.
The protest also includes a catwalk at 4 p.m.