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Latest News| Oct 1, 2018

RAINN Hotline Helps Record Number of Survivors

Between Thursday, the day of the hearing, and Sunday, RAINN saw a 338 percent increase in hotline traffic. “History shows us that when high-profile allegations such as these are in the news it often causes others to reach out too. This story has clearly resonated with survivors, and has led thousands to reach out for help for the first time,” said RAINN president Scott Berkowitz.

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Sep 28, 2018

Me Too: Awareness into Action

It has been one year since survivors of sexual violence came forward and bravely told their stories with #MeToo. You may be thinking, “What’s next and how can I help?” RAINN has put together action steps that you can take to keep the spirit of #MeToo alive throughout the year.

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Oct 02, 2018

NLC Member Highlight: Cameron Esposito

Each month, RAINN features a member of its National Leadership Council (NLC). The NLC is a group of dedicated individuals who have shown their commitment to RAINN’s mission of supporting survivors and ending sexual violence. This month we checked in with comedian, survivor, and artist Cameron Esposito.

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Sep 25, 2018

RAINN Statement on Cosby Sentence

The women who shared their stories in the Cosby trial and sentencing showed admirable courage and strength. We are grateful that the court understood the seriousness of Cosby’s crime and sentenced him to prison. Let’s hope that the legacy of this case is that victims feel empowered to come forward, knowing that it can truly make a difference in bringing perpetrators to justice.

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Latest News | February 23, 2016
RAINN Partners with Greek Life to Support Survivors

Greek life organizations, and other on-campus groups of influence, are in a unique position to lead conversations about sexual violence and talk about ways to reduce instances of sexual assault on campus. 

Latest News | February 23, 2016
Survivor Spotlight: Elizabeth

Elizabeth shares her experience as a survivor of teen dating violence, which began with her first boyfriend at age 15. 

Latest News | February 10, 2016
New Survey Reveals Fighting Sexual Violence to be Nation’s Top Priority

A new national poll conducted by The Washington Post and Kaiser Family Foundation finds that both men and women identify reducing sexual violence as their top priority in order to improve the lives of women.

Latest News | February 10, 2016
New Peer-Support Service Accessible to Spanish-Speaking Survivors

A brand-new peer-support service called La Sala de Ayuda is available today as part of RAINN’s commitment to supporting Spanish-speaking survivors of sexual assault.

Latest News | February 10, 2016
Una forma nueva en la que los sobrevivientes hispanohablantes se pueden apoyar entre sí

La Sala de Ayuda es un servicio de sala de conversación confidencial que le ofrece a los sobrevivientes otra forma para obtener ayuda y apoyo. 

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