Survivors and Advocates Across the Country Join RAINN to Observe SAAPM

Every April, the country recognizes Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM). This year, SAAPM took place amid a national conversation about sexual harassment and assault sparked by the #MeToo movement.

Effects of Trauma on Mental Health

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Millions of Americans and their families feel the effects of trauma on mental health each year, and a portion of those people are survivors of sexual violence.

Guilty Verdict in Cosby Trial

“RAINN is pleased with the jury’s decision in this case. There are many forces that discourage victims from reporting these crimes. Let’s hope the legacy of this case is that victims feel empowered to come forward, knowing that it can truly make a difference in bringing perpetrators to justice.” - Scott Berkowitz

Google Partners with RAINN on Me Too Rising

RAINN is once again partnering with Google to ensure that survivors of sexual violence get the support they need and deserve through the National Sexual Assault Hotline and rainn.org.

RAINN Kicks Off Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month 2018

This April, individuals and communities across the country are recognizing Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (#SAAPM) and taking the RAINN Pledge.

Additional Victims to Testify in Cosby Trial

RAINN celebrates the decision to let five more victims testify against Bill Cosby in his upcoming trial.

Self-Care Tips for Survivors

Frequent exposure to sexual violence in the news can present particular challenges to survivors. It is important for survivors to remember that if they ever feel uncomfortable, it is always fine to turn off the TV, walk out of a movie theater, or avoid checking social media.

DoD Safe Helpline Launches Two New Self-Paced Education Programs

Department of Defense Safe Helpline is excited to introduce two new anonymous, online, self-paced education programs, How to Support a Survivor and Safe Helpline 101 to support loved ones and friends of survivors and the service providers who work with them.

RAINN Announces National Partnership with Alpha Chi Omega

RAINN is proud to welcome Alpha Chi Omega as its first ever national sorority partner. RAINN will help bolster Alpha Chi Omega’s long standing dedication to preventing sexual assault and supporting survivors.

Register for the Fifth Annual Lace Up for RAINN 5K

RAINN will hold its fifth annual Lace Up for RAINN 5K on April 21 as part of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.

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