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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 07, 2017
RAINN Statement on DeVos Title IX Announcement

Title IX's role in protecting the safety of students and their right to an education is vital in the fight to end sexual violence.

Latest News | August 09, 2017
Justice Department Issues Standards for Handling Sexual Assault Kits

The Justice Department today released the first-ever National Best Practices for Sexual Assault Kits, which focus on creating a more victim-centered approach to the criminal justice process, such as improved training and developing better protocols for the processing of rape kits.

Latest News | July 13, 2017
RAINN Speakers Bureau Member, CEO Join Discussion on Campus Sexual Assault

RAINN joined discussions with the Department of Education to highlight the importance of ensuring the safety and security of college students.

Latest News | June 28, 2017
New Resource from DoD Safe Helpline

Safe Helpline has developed a new resource to support survivors of sexual assault in the Department of Defense community. Building Hope & Resiliency: Addressing the Effects of Sexual Assault is a self-guided, online, educational program.

Latest News | June 28, 2017
Male Sexual Assault: The Road to Recovery

Men and boys who have been sexually assaulted face the same mental and physical effects as other survivors. Recovery is a process that's important to all survivors, no matter their gender identity.

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