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Latest News| Dec 4, 2017

#2017 in Review: RAINN Supports Record Numbers

With the renewed focus on sexual violence in the news, a record number of survivors turned to RAINN for help. In November alone, RAINN saw a 26 percent increase in hotline traffic, with our victim service programs helping an average of 673 survivors each day. Helping survivors is a year-round effort.

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Dec 06, 2017

Massage Envy Hires RAINN to Conduct End-to-End Review of Client Safety Practices

RAINN has been retained by Massage Envy, the largest massage franchise with more than 1,100 franchises in 49 states, to conduct a comprehensive assessment of the company’s policies and programs related to client safety.

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Dec 01, 2017

How Can I Make A Difference?

There are many ways you can make a difference to survivors and help prevent sexual violence and assault. You can donate or volunteer at organizations that support survivors or can provide direct support by listening to and believing survivors. You can also make sure you step in when you see injustice happening.

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Nov 06, 2017

Record Numbers Speak Out, Contact RAINN Hotline

Over the past few weeks there has been an outpouring of sexual assault and harassment allegations not only in Hollywood, but across the nation. The brave survivors who have told their stories through the media and the #metoo campaign have elevated a pivotal public discussion about sexual violence—an issue that affects an American every 98 seconds.

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Latest News | June 03, 2013
Statement from RAINN's president and founder, Scott Berkowitz, on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision, Maryland vs. King

"DNA has already aided nearly 200,000 investigations, and thanks to today's decision it will continue to be a detective's most valuable tool in solving rape cases.

Latest News | April 25, 2013
Justice for All: Senate to Consider Renewal of Key Law

Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and John Cornyn (R-TX) today introduced the Justice for All Reauthorization Act of 2013, which would renew and expand existing law to better use DNA technology to combat crimes.

Latest News | March 27, 2013
How VAWA Protects Victims

Are you wondering what, exactly, VAWA does — and how it helps? Here are a few of its key parts.

Latest News | February 28, 2013
House Passes VAWA, Including SAFER Act; Bill Heads to President

The U.S. House of Representatives today followed the Senate in voting to renew the Violence Against Women Act, sending it to the president to be signed into law. VAWA, which has helped reduce the level of sexual violence in the US, expired more than a year ago.

Latest News | February 28, 2013
Congress Passes SAFER Act

As part of its renewal of the Violence Against Women Act, the House of Representatives today passed the Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Reporting (SAFER) Act, which will help eliminate the backlog of untested DNA evidence from unsolved rape cases and take countless rapists off the streets

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