‘Take Back The Night’ Event Protests Violence Against Women

TakebackNightPictureNearly 1 in 5 women are estimated to have been the victims of rape according to a study done by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. ‘Take Back the Night’ is an event meant to draw attention to this – what’s been called an epidemic of violence against women. The University of Illinois Springfield and Lincoln Land Community College team up for a march and rally this evening beginning on the UIS main quad at 7. Rachel Otwell recently spoke with Lynn Otterson who heads the UIS Women’s Center about it:

CLICK HERE for more information about the ‘Take Back the Night’ march and rally tonight (4/19.)

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