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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 | December 13, 2014
Congress Approves Spending Plan with Anti-Sexual Violence Funds

Budget sent to president.

Latest News | November 21, 2014
What’s the Difference Between South Carolina and Oregon?

RAINN’s new site explores state sexual assault laws

Latest News | September 30, 2014
California to Require Faster Processing of Rape Kits

New state legislation means bringing more rapists to justice

Latest News | September 18, 2014
Rape Kit Backlog Legislation Passes Congress

Nation's key tool to eliminating rape kit backlog renewed through 2019

Latest News | September 12, 2014
Members of Congress Criticize Justice Department for Missing DNA Deadline

Leaders Call on Attorney General to Comply with Rape Kit Backlog Law

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