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.



  • Purple Light Walk
  • The Mask You Live In Film Screening
  • Sunday Salons
  • Take Back the Night
  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month
  • Annual Awards 2014
  • Light Up the Night