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

New state legislation means bringing more rapists to justice

Latest News | September 19, 2014
White House Launches "It's On Us"

New campaign focuses on ending sexual assault on college campuses

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

Latest News | September 11, 2014
September Survivor Spotlight: Suicide Awareness and Prevention

Two survivors share their stories of recovery.

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