Tuesday, May 1, 2007

Take Back the Night Week

Take Back the Night is a movement that seeks to end domestic and sexual violence toward women, and violence in any form. The history of Take Back the Night dates back to the late 1800s. Nationally, Take Back the Night week includes rallies, speakers, and movies that seek to educate and stop violence. Rallies often include candlelight vigils, empowerment marches and survivor testimonials.

Athens MidDay reporter Kaylea Livingston was with the supporters last night as they started Take Back the Night week here at Ohio University.

In this interview, Lee Robbins talks about the events Ohio University will be holding for Take Back the Night Week.

Ohio University's Take Back the Night rally/march will take place Thursday May 3 from 7-8 at the West Portico. The event will feature speakers and entertainment followed by a march. Men are welcome to attend the event. Also, there will be a weeklong Clothesline Project displayed in Baker University Center with daily private shirt making at Hudson Health Center from 12-4:30 in the 1st floor conference room.

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