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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 | May 22, 2017
Runners Spread Hope, Raise Funds for Critical Services

RAINN’s annual Lace Up for RAINN 5K event went off without a hitch, raising more than $60,000 for critical sexual assault services. 

Latest News | May 12, 2017
Working with a Therapist After Sexual Assault: What You Need to Ask

As we recognize Mental Health Awareness Month, here are five questions to ask a therapist if you are a survivor of sexual violence.

Latest News | April 21, 2017
Disclosure of Sexual Abuse in USA Gymnastics Sets Off Wheels of Change

More than 80 brave gymnasts have come forward with sexual abuse allegations against USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, sparking widespread change in the way the organization handles allegations of abuse.

Latest News | April 05, 2017
RAINN Statement on Nassar Case Gag Order

The scandal at USA Gymnastics would never have come to light if not for the courageous decisions of dozens of victims to step forward and tell the world what happened. We should celebrate their courage, not silence their voices. 

Latest News | March 29, 2017
RAINN Prepares for Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month 2017

Every April, the country recognizes Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (#SAAPM) to bring increased attention to these crimes and the ways communities can work together to prevent them. 

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