#2017 in Review: RAINN Supports Record Numbers

With the renewed focus on sexual violence in the news, a record number of survivors turned to RAINN for help. In November alone, RAINN saw a 26 percent increase in hotline traffic, with our victim service programs helping an average of 673 survivors each day. Helping survivors is a year-round effort.

How Can I Make A Difference?

There are many ways you can make a difference to survivors and help prevent sexual violence and assault. You can donate or volunteer at organizations that support survivors or can provide direct support by listening to and believing survivors. You can also make sure you step in when you see injustice happening.

Record Numbers Speak Out, Contact RAINN Hotline

Over the past few weeks there has been an outpouring of sexual assault and harassment allegations not only in Hollywood, but across the nation. The brave survivors who have told their stories through the media and the #metoo campaign have elevated a pivotal public discussion about sexual violence—an issue that affects an American every 98 seconds.

What is Consent?

Many bravely spoke out about sexual harassment in the entertainment industry and shared their stories in the #metoo campaign. With increased discussion of this widespread issue, it is helpful to review what sexual violence is and the important role that consent plays in it.

RAINN Partners with Health Insurance Provider to Develop Resource for International Students

This free resource provides school study abroad program administrators a way to share information about consent, bystander intervention, safety, responding to incidents, and protections available from law enforcement and schools.

Hollywood Community Comes Together Against Abuse

Since news of sexual harassment and assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein broke last week, members of the Hollywood community have come forward to share their own experiences and stand against sexual violence.

RAINN Statement on Harvey Weinstein

RAINN released a statement in light of sexual assault and sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein.

Colleges Nationwide Recognize RAINN Day

On Thursday, September 21, campuses across the country recognized RAINN Day, an annual day of action to raise awareness and educate students about sexual violence.

Make Campuses Safer: Review a Prevention Program

Last month, RAINN launched the Prevention Navigator, an online resource to help colleges find the right sexual assault prevention program and give students and administrators a forum to provide feedback on programs.

RAINN Disappointed with DeVos Title IX Decision

We are deeply disappointed in the decision to rescind existing policies on campus sexual violence, as announced today.

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