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Latest News| Nov 6, 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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Nov 06, 2017

What is Consent?

Many bravely spoke out about sexual harassment in the entertainment industry and shared their stories in the #metoo campaign. With increased discussion of this widespread issue, it is helpful to review what sexual violence is and the important role that consent plays in it.

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Nov 02, 2017

RAINN Partners with Health Insurance Provider to Develop Resource for International Students

This free resource provides school study abroad program administrators a way to share information about consent, bystander intervention, safety, responding to incidents, and protections available from law enforcement and schools.

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Oct 13, 2017

Hollywood Community Comes Together Against Abuse

Since news of sexual harassment and assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein broke last week, members of the Hollywood community have come forward to share their own experiences and stand against sexual violence.

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Latest News | January 18, 2016
RAINN Joins Forces to Overturn Ohio Anti-Victim Ruling

RAINN has joined with partner organizations to file an amicus brief asking the Ohio Court of Appeals to overturn the decision not to pursue a backlogged rape case.

Latest News | December 02, 2015
President Signs Measures to Support State Action to Prevent and Address Child Sexual Abuse

Efforts from RAINN and Erin’s Law critical to success of bill

Latest News | November 18, 2015
Congress Plans to Use Crime Victim Funds to Balance the Budget

Congress plans to “rescind and permanently cancel” $1.5 billion dollars from the Crime Victims Fund (CVF), threatening the sustainability of programs that assist victims.

Latest News | October 26, 2015
Understanding the Laws in Your State

International law firm Hogan Lovells leads efforts on creation of comprehensive sexual assault database

Latest News | September 17, 2015
House Hearing Digs Into the Challenges of Campus Sexual Violence

Testimonies note importance of creating a safe campus environment.

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