Take Back the Night
Cincinnati/NKY Take Back the Night 2016
Mission - Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Take Back the Night (TBTN)seeks to end sexual violence in all its forms including sexual assault, sexual abuse, and incest. TBTN empowers survivors in the healing process, honors those who have not survived and inspires responsibility in us all. The goal of TBTN is to create safe communities and respectful relationships through awareness events and initiatives.
April 14, 2016 at 6:30pm
Beginning at the Purple People Bridge Cincinnati entrance marching to Newport on the Levee (stage by the aquarium) for the program and candlelight vigil back to the Cincinnati side to close.
Emcee – Kristin Smith Shrimplin, President and CEO of Women Helping Women
MUSE Women’s Choir
Speaker – Jeff Thomas, Q102 (WKRQ)
One Billion Rising Cincinnati and Neighbors
Survivor Speak Out
Silent Candlelight Walk
- 1 in 10 children are survivors of sexual violence.
- 1 in 6 women and 1 in 33 men have experienced rape or attempted rape in their lifetime.
- 86% of survivors were raped by someone they know.
- People with disabilities are three times more likely to be raped or sexually assaulted.
- More than 90% of people, both male and female with developmental disabilities will experience sexual abuse at some point in their lives.