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Taking Back the Night

Published: Friday, April 13, 2012 5:47 p.m. CDT • Updated: Monday, April 16, 2012 8:14 p.m. CDT

The Illinois Imagines Awareness Collaboration Team, in conjunction with Freedom House and Gateway Services and a host of other agencies, sponsored a Take Back the Night vigil at Soldiers and Sailors Park in Princeton. The purpose of the event was to bring awareness to the fact that women with disabilities are four times more likely to have been sexually assaulted in the last year than women without a disability. Above, Teresa Tudor studies one of the Silent Witness displays, featuring life-sized cut-outs of women, children and babies killed in Bureau, Henry, Marshall, Putnam and Stark counties.

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