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Latest News| Jan 25, 2022

RAINN Report Examines the State of Post-Rape Care in Six African Nations

Washington, D.C. – A sobering new report from RAINN looks at the state of sexual violence and post-rape care in six Af...

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Latest News | April 19, 2022
Congress Passes Violence Against Women Act, Other Crucial Legislation to Support Survivors

President Biden has signed into law the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2022 (VAWA), critical bipartisan legislation to ensure legal protections for survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence

Latest News | June 30, 2021
RAINN Statement on the Reversal of Bill Cosby’s Conviction

Washington, D.C. – RAINN today released the following statement following the Pennsylvania Supreme Court overturning Bill Cosby’s conviction for sexual assault: “We are deeply disappointed in today’s ruling by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, and by the message this decision sends to the brave...

Latest News | February 11, 2021
Working in the States to Champion Change

RAINN’s public policy team is working in key states in 2021 to improve support for survivors and champion changes in policy to help more survivors get justice. RAINN’s team of lobbyists is at work in five state legislatures: Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Ohio, and Virginia, partnering with local...

Latest News | January 19, 2021
Highlighting Policy Priorities for the Biden Administration

In a letter to President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris, RAINN outlined 12 actions we’d like to see the administration prioritize to promote justice and support survivors. Click here to read the 12 point plan RAINN outlined.

Latest News | January 08, 2021
Survivors Call for Reforms to Address Racial Disparities in Access to Care and Justice

RAINN Speakers Bureau members joined other survivors of color recently to urge the House Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence to prioritize actions to address issues that affect Black survivors of sexual violence. The task force, led by Reps. Ann Kuster (D-NH), Jackie Speier (D-CA), Dave...

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