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Take Back the Night Thursday night starting in Newport

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NEWPORT, KY (FOX19) -

Tonight marks the 25th annual Take Back the Night candlelight march in Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky.

Participants will meet at the World Peace Bell in Newport at 6 p.m. before marching across the Taylor-Southgate Bridge and congregating at Sawyer Point in Cincinnati.

The event is held each year to raise awareness to sexual abuse and domestic violence, as well as open the lines of communication for parents to educate children on the topic.

Here are some statistics passed from the organizers:

http://www.rainn.org/statistics

Two important numbers are below:

Women Helping Women

513-381-5610

1-877-889-5610

Women's Crisis Center

1-800-928-3335

More information: http://www.cincynkytbtn.org/home.html

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