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Latest News| Jul 26, 2016

Insights from the Hotline Room: Talking to Teens

Talking to teens about sexual assault is important, but finding the right words to say isn't always easy. RAINN support specialists from the National Sexual Assault Online Hotline share tips and phrases for talking to teens.

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Jul 25, 2016
Sexual Assault Kit Initiative Helps States Erase Rape Kit Backlogs

RAINN’s policy department has joined a team of national experts selected by the Justice Department to support states’ work to address and end the backlog of untested and unanalyzed rape kits.

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Jun 22, 2016
Twenty Minutes of Rape

Judge Perksy imposed a sentence of only six months on Brock Turner—a sentence far less than the six years recommended by prosecutors, and only one-quarter of the normal two-year minimum sentence.

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Jun 16, 2016
Senate Passes Justice for All Reauthorization Act

This important bill prioritizes rape kit testing, expands DNA use, and helps the innocent. Recently passed by the Senatre, the bill now heads to House.

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Latest News | July 26, 2016
Insights from the Hotline Room: Talking to Teens

Talking to teens about sexual assault is important, but finding the right words to say isn't always easy. RAINN support specialists from the National Sexual Assault Online Hotline share tips and phrases for talking to teens.

Latest News | July 25, 2016
Sexual Assault Kit Initiative Helps States Erase Rape Kit Backlogs

RAINN’s policy department has joined a team of national experts selected by the Justice Department to support states’ work to address and end the backlog of untested and unanalyzed rape kits.

Latest News | July 21, 2016
RAINN and Google Team Up to Bring the National Sexual Assault Hotline to More Users

New feature from Google highlights the National Sexual Assault Hotline when users run searches related to sexual violence.

Latest News | June 23, 2016
RAINN and MTV Partner to Raise Visibility of Sexual Violence

New MTV campaign helps millennials turn their interests into action. 

Latest News | June 22, 2016
Twenty Minutes of Rape

Judge Perksy imposed a sentence of only six months on Brock Turner—a sentence far less than the six years recommended by prosecutors, and only one-quarter of the normal two-year minimum sentence.

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