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Latest News| Sep 25, 2019

RAINN Teams Up with Netflix on Limited Series Unbelievable

RAINN and Netflix have teamed up on Unbelievable, an eight-part limited series released last week and inspired by the true events of a serial rape case in Colorado and Washington State. The series depicts what it’s like for many survivors who choose to report sexual violence and the difficulty of receiving a rape kit and repeatedly describing an assault. Unbelievable focuses on how the first response a survivor hears after disclosing can encourage people to continue to pursue healing and find justice.

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Nov 01, 2019

Barriers to Reporting in Indigenous Communities

Indigenous people in the U.S. face higher rates of sexual violence than the general population, and the majority of these sexual assaults are perpetrated by individuals outside of indigenous communities. During Native American History Month this November, RAINN is looking at some of the barriers to reporting sexual assault that survivors in indigenous communities—which consist of 6.8 million people and hundreds of individual communities—in the U.S. may face if they experience sexual violence. 

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Oct 03, 2019

How to Support Someone Who is Experiencing Domestic Violence

It can be hard to know how to help a loved one who is experiencing domestic violence or intimate partner violence. That’s why during domestic violence awareness month this October, RAINN is focusing on sharing information for those who suspect someone in their life might need this support.

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Oct 04, 2019

You Left Your Job Because of Sexual Harassment. What Now?

Some victims of workplace sexual harassment are reluctant to report what happened because they fear the effect on their career. For those who leave their job after experiencing harassment or assault, it can be hard to know how to approach a new job search, application, or interview process.

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Latest News | March 05, 2018
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.

Latest News | March 05, 2018
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.

Latest News | February 05, 2018
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.

Latest News | February 05, 2018
RAINN Partners with Macmillan Publishers on #Speak4RAINN Campaign

#Speak4RAINN and a matching donation campaign in support of RAINN’s programs coincide with the release of Speak: The Graphic Novel, adapted from Laurie Halse Anderson’s original novel Speak and illustrated by Emily Carroll.

Latest News | February 05, 2018
Safe Dating Tips for Teens

February is teen dating violence awareness month. For teens and those new to dating, it can be difficult to identify signs of an abusive relationship.

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