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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 | August 19, 2012
RAINN Statement on Rep. Akin's "Legitimate Rape" Comment

Each year, thousands of women become pregnant as the result of rape, and many more survivors are faced with PTSD, depression and other long-term results of the crime.

Latest News | June 21, 2012
Lavinia's Story: Why the SAFER Act is so Important

Critical evidence from the attack on Lavinia B. Masters, a member of RAINN’s speakers bureau, sat on a shelf for over two decades before it was tested. In the meantime, the rapist had struck again, attacking several more women.

Latest News | April 25, 2012
RAINN Supports Critical Senate Amendment to VAWA That Will Increase Transparency and Efficiency of Rape Kit Testing

Today RAINN announced its strong support for the bipartisan Justice for Victims Amendment.

Latest News | April 24, 2012
Sen. John Cornyn Discusses the Importance of the SAFER Act

Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) has just introduced the SAFER Act as an amendment to the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) in the US Senate.

Latest News | January 25, 2012
FBI Changes its Definition of Rape

For the first time, rapes of men and statutory rape will be included in the official statistics that the FBI collects for the annual Uniform Crime Report (UCR).

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