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Latest News| Jan 23, 2018

RAINN Partners with Actor and Producer David Schwimmer and the Ad Council to Launch #ThatsHarassment PSAs

RAINN has joined with actor and producer David Schwimmer, the Ad Council, and writer and director Sigal Avin to launch a sexual harassment awareness and prevention campaign.

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Mar 16, 2018

Additional Victims to Testify in Cosby Trial

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

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Mar 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.

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Mar 05, 2018

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.

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Latest News | April 29, 2014
Congressional Leaders, Debbie Smith and Ed Smart Celebrate Forensic DNA and its Impact on the Fight Against Sexual Violence

Members of Congress today came together to celebrate DNA at an event on Capitol Hill

Latest News | March 28, 2014
House Moves to Renew Vital DNA Law

Provides federal funding to process the backlog of untested rape kits

Latest News | March 06, 2014
RAINN Urges White House Task Force to Overhaul Colleges’ Treatment of Rape

The federal government should push colleges to improve the criminal justice response to rape, de-emphasize internal judicial boards, put in place bystander intervention and risk reduction programs, and ensure comprehensive care for victims, RAINN advised a new White House task force charged with...

Latest News | December 20, 2013
Congress Approves Reforms to Address Sexual Assault in the Military

Congress has voted to strip commanders of the authority to overturn or modify findings and convictions of sexual assaults, one of more than 30 reforms aimed at reducing sexual assault in the military.

Latest News | December 14, 2013
Justice Department Says DNA Backlog Continues

Public crime labs processed 10% more DNA cases in 2011 than in 2009, while demand for such tests grew by 16%, according to a new Justice Department report on the activities at 120 labs across the nation.


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