The landmark Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), which has helped reduce sexual and domestic violence by more than half, expired last year
Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) has been awarded RAINN’s Crime Fighter Award, in recognition of his leadership in the fight against sexual violence.
Reps. Ted Poe (R-TX) and Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today introduced the SAFER Act of 2012, a bipartisan bill that will help fix the backlog of untested DNA evidence from unsolved rape cases.
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The US Supreme Court this month announced that it will decide whether it is legally permissible for police to take DNA samples from suspects arrested for violent crimes.
It’s hard to believe that it’s been one year since the Penn State community first came together to support survivors in the wake of the charges against Jerry Sandusky.
There’s a new way to help survivors of sexual violence, and it’s as simple as saying “Happy birthday,” “Congratulations,” or “Thinking of You” on Facebook!
Project Model Tee hosted its "Friendship Event" for RAINN, gathering New York City's fashion models at the breathtaking Hudson Terrace, a rooftop lounge overlooking the Hudson River, to empower voices and instill hope.
According to a new report from the FBI, the number of forcible rapes reported to law enforcement declined in 2011 from the prior year.
Using colorful umbrellas and Skittles to educate fellow students, Miami University of Ohio is the winner of the RAINN Day/Cosmo 2012 Multimedia Contest.
Since the Sandusky story first broke, usage of RAINN’s National Sexual Assault Online Hotline has increased 47%, as thousands of survivors have come forward for the first time
Actress KaDee Strickland from Private Practice collaborated with gorjana to create an exclusive piece of jewelry supporting RAINN!
The Senate Judiciary Committee today approved the SAFER Act (S. 3250), critical legislation that addresses the backlog of untested DNA evidence from unsolved rape cases
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Each year, thousands of women become pregnant as the result of rape, and many more survivors are faced with PTSD, depression and other long-term results of the crime.
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