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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 | October 19, 2016
Joshua Elliott Honors Wife with Fundraiser for RAINN

When Victoria Jane Taylor passed away in 2016, the world lost a critical advocate in the quest to end sexual violence. Her passion and dedication to helping those affected by trauma lives on, thanks to husband Joshua Elliott.

Latest News | October 17, 2016
Insights from the Hotline Room: Eight Steps to Supporting Survivors of Domestic Violence

When someone discloses a situation of domestic violence, it can be challenging to know how to react and provide support. RAINN’s hotline staff shared tips for responding to a someone who discloses intimate partner violence in a supportive way.

Latest News | October 11, 2016
Sexual Assault Is Not “Locker Room Talk”: RAINN’s Statement on the Trump Tape

Bragging or joking about sexual violence is offensive and unacceptable. “Any language that condones sexual assault, no matter where it takes place, is not okay,” said Jodi Omear, RAINN’s vice president for communications.

Latest News | September 26, 2016
RAINN Partners with RapidSOS to Improve Cell Phone Access to 911

RAINN partners with emergency technology start-up to offer a new app that makes 911 work better on cell phones. 

Latest News | September 15, 2016
Jill Johnson Pledges 31st Birthday to RAINN

Jill Johnson raised more than $450 for RAINN, using social media to spread the word and offering incentives from her own “Geek Stash” to encourage donations.  

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