Roanoke, Va. -

Jefferson College is trying to draw attention to sexual abuse.  

The College of Health Sciences is hosting an event called "Take Back The Night."  on Tuesday.

The purpose of the event is to raise awareness about rape, sexual assault and violence against women, men and children.  

The event starts at 5 p.m. 

Anyone can come and speak about their personal experiences.  

It'll be at the Jefferson College of Health Sciences Campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital.