We want to educate our friends and families that using the term #rapeface is a not a joke. At RAINN, we recognize that those who have experienced sexual assault may have a long road to recovery.
The Justice Department estimates that 1.6 million youth run away each year. One of the issues that many runaways face is sexual violence; this is why Angela Kempe is sharing her story now, during National Runaway Prevention Month.
In a strong show of bipartisan cooperation, today the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee approved S. 822, the Justice For All Reauthorization Act of 2013.
Elon University in North Carolina won the 2013 RAINN Day Multimedia Contest
After a successful online petition led by RAINN, more than a dozen rape-related t-shirts were removed from the site, and ultimately, the seller was banned from Etsy.
The 2012 National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) shows that the number of sexual assaults has remained fairly steady over the last five years.
"Rape doesn’t happen in marriage.” That is what Serena Acker told herself when her husband of a year began frequently demanding sex and forcing himself on her. But she realized, in fact, it does.
Today, MTV and nearly 300 college campuses across the country are participating in RAINN Day 2013 — RAINN’s annual day of action.
With millions of college students nationwide beginning a new year, the importance of sexual violence education and prevention on campus is top of mind.
By wearing RAINN wristbands during their wedding, the Coles hoped show their support and “encourage others to call for justice for victims of these horrible acts.”