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Latest News| Oct 1, 2018

RAINN Hotline Helps Record Number of Survivors

Between Thursday, the day of the hearing, and Sunday, RAINN saw a 338 percent increase in hotline traffic. “History shows us that when high-profile allegations such as these are in the news it often causes others to reach out too. This story has clearly resonated with survivors, and has led thousands to reach out for help for the first time,” said RAINN president Scott Berkowitz.

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Sep 28, 2018

Me Too: Awareness into Action

It has been one year since survivors of sexual violence came forward and bravely told their stories with #MeToo. You may be thinking, “What’s next and how can I help?” RAINN has put together action steps that you can take to keep the spirit of #MeToo alive throughout the year.

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Oct 02, 2018

NLC Member Highlight: Cameron Esposito

Each month, RAINN features a member of its National Leadership Council (NLC). The NLC is a group of dedicated individuals who have shown their commitment to RAINN’s mission of supporting survivors and ending sexual violence. This month we checked in with comedian, survivor, and artist Cameron Esposito.

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Sep 25, 2018

RAINN Statement on Cosby Sentence

The women who shared their stories in the Cosby trial and sentencing showed admirable courage and strength. We are grateful that the court understood the seriousness of Cosby’s crime and sentenced him to prison. Let’s hope that 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.

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Latest News | July 30, 2015
As Seen on “Cold Justice: Sex Crimes”

Learn more about the rape kit backlog and the importance of DNA evidence in rape cases.

Latest News | July 28, 2015
RAINN Partners with TNT’s Cold Justice: Sex Crimes to Provide Support to Survivors

New TNT show uses DNA evidence to investigate unsolved rapes and connects audiences with support through the National Sexual Assault Hotline.

Latest News | July 20, 2015
USA Today Finds More Than 70,000 Untested Rape Kits

Investigation included 1,000 police agencies across U.S.

Latest News | June 12, 2015
As Seen on Dateline: Talking to Your Kids about Sexual Assault

Sexual assault can be a difficult subject to talk about, especially between parents and their kids. The good news is that conversations about sexual assault can be a part of the safety conversations you’re already having.

Latest News | June 11, 2015
Jacqueline’s Story, as Seen on Dateline’s “My Kid Would Never Do That”

Survivor Jacqueline talks with teens on NBC's Dateline segment about the importance of open dialogue and support when discussing sexual assault with teens. Read her story here, and learn how you can begin the conversation with your kids.

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