NDSU's Take Back the Night: Stopping sexual and relationship violenceFargo, ND (WDAY TV) - More than 900 victims of sexual assault reported to crisis centers last year in North Dakota. 88% of the victims were women.
By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - More than 900 victims of sexual assault reported to crisis centers last year in North Dakota. 88% of the victims were women.
Tonight, NDSU students and faculty marched through campus to stop sexual and relationship violence.
The "Take Back the Night" march symbolizes creating safe communities where women do not have to fear walking alone at night.
The night ended with a candlelight vigil.
Mercedes Lee- Violence Prevention Educator: "There are so many students on a college campus that are impacted by sexual assault. One in five women will be impacted by sexual assault in their life."
Angie Kraemer- Violence Prevention Educator: "It's important to bring awareness, to bring it out from the darkness. It's not something that should be hidden. It should be something that people accept and support survivors."
This was the third annual Take Back the Night event on campus.