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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 | February 24, 2016
Congress Prioritizes Victims’ Rights, Rape Kit Testing, and Exonerating the Innocent

The Justice For All Act of 2016 and the Sexual Assault Survivors Act are two pieces of legislation that have been introduced in Congress this year to prioritize survivors' rights, eliminate the backlog of untested rape kits, and exonerate the falsely accused. 

Latest News | February 24, 2016
Survivor Spotlight: Julianne

Survivor Julianne shares how being sexually abused at a young age by her father and uncle lead to eating disorders and body dysmorphic disorder later in life. She also explains the multiple theraupeutic techniques that, along with support from friends and family, have helped her to heal. 

Latest News | February 23, 2016
Staff Spotlight: Jennifer Marsh

When Jennifer Marsh joined RAINN as a volunteer recruiter in 2006, the National Sexual Assault Hotline existed only by telephone, but that was all about to change.

Latest News | February 23, 2016
RAINN Partners with Greek Life to Support Survivors

Greek life organizations, and other on-campus groups of influence, are in a unique position to lead conversations about sexual violence and talk about ways to reduce instances of sexual assault on campus. 

Latest News | February 23, 2016
Survivor Spotlight: Elizabeth

Elizabeth shares her experience as a survivor of teen dating violence, which began with her first boyfriend at age 15. 

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