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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 | December 12, 2016
Want To Meet the Cast of Sweet/Vicious? Donate to RAINN

MTV's Sweet/Vicious takes an new appraoch to talking about campus sexual violence. Now you can enter to win a viewing party with the stars of the show.

Latest News | December 01, 2016
Congress Passes Justice for All Act; Heads to the President’s Desk for Signature

In a political climate defined by party divisions, there was a bipartisan win for survivors of sexual violence this Thursday, with the passage of the Justice for All Act Reauthorization Act of 2016. The Act will expand resources to prevent and respond to crimes of sexual violence.

Latest News | November 28, 2016
What Has RAINN Been Up To?

A recap of RAINN's work in 2016, for our new supporters and longtime friends

Latest News | November 28, 2016
Doubling Your Gift to RAINN, Doubling Your Impact for Survivors

Chelsea Bowers, RAINN’s development director talks about the importance of supporting survivors of sexual violence and how maximize your contribution during December.

Latest News | November 18, 2016
Insights from the Hotline Room: Planning for Holiday Gatherings

The holiday season can present challenges for some survivors of sexual abuse and incest. RAINN support specialists who operate the National Sexual Assault Hotline share strategies for survivors to feel safe during this time. 

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