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Latest News| Nov 25, 2019

Self Care and Mental Health This Holiday Season

The holiday season can be an exciting time to gather together with family and friends, but it can also be a stressful time of year for many survivors of sexual violence and their loved ones. Self care is important year-round, but especially during the holiday season, when some survivors experience anxiety, fear, stress, tension, pressure, or fatigue.

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Nov 01, 2019

Barriers to Reporting in Indigenous Communities

Indigenous people in the U.S. face higher rates of sexual violence than the general population, and the majority of these sexual assaults are perpetrated by individuals outside of indigenous communities. During Native American History Month this November, RAINN is looking at some of the barriers to reporting sexual assault that survivors in indigenous communities—which consist of 6.8 million people and hundreds of individual communities—in the U.S. may face if they experience sexual violence. 

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Oct 03, 2019

How to Support Someone Who is Experiencing Domestic Violence

It can be hard to know how to help a loved one who is experiencing domestic violence or intimate partner violence. That’s why during domestic violence awareness month this October, RAINN is focusing on sharing information for those who suspect someone in their life might need this support.

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Oct 04, 2019

You Left Your Job Because of Sexual Harassment. What Now?

Some victims of workplace sexual harassment are reluctant to report what happened because they fear the effect on their career. For those who leave their job after experiencing harassment or assault, it can be hard to know how to approach a new job search, application, or interview process.

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Latest News | August 14, 2012
USA Network Joins RAINN in the Fight Against Sexual Violence

Viewers of the #1 cable channel, USA Network, are now being connected with the help they deserve thanks to a new public service campaign for the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800-656-HOPE & online.rainn.org).

Latest News | August 06, 2012
Back to School Safety Tips from RAINN

For the millions of students heading back to school this fall, increasing violence on campus is a harsh reality.

Latest News | July 29, 2012
The Significance of the NCAA Sanctions

RAINN's president and founder, Scott Berkowitz, discusses the NCAA sanctions on Penn State

Latest News | July 29, 2012
RAINN Statement on Freeh Report Findings

The results of Louis Freeh's investigation are stunning. It is shocking that the disregard for the children who were victimized was so widespread, and the systemic failure so deep.

Latest News | June 26, 2012
Sandusky Verdict Inspires Thousands of Survivors to Get Help

Last week, in a case that shocked the nation and brought great awareness to the sexual abuse of children, former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was convicted on 45 of 48 charges of

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