Dozens of people gathered to walk through downtown Terrace to Take Back the Night.
The event is to raise awareness of ending violence against women.
Organizer Lisa Schmidt says it’s important that no one blames the victim.
Terrace RCMP Constable Angela Rabut says no one should be ashamed to come forward and get the help they need.
The event is held worldwide and organizers say they will continue to explore ways to grow the local event in Terrace.