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Latest News| Aug 7, 2020

RAINN’s New App Offers Support Anytime, Anywhere

The just-released RAINN app offers survivors of sexual violence and their loved ones support, self-care tools, and information to help manage the effects of trauma. “Anyone can use the app,” said Sorensen. “Whether you’re a survivor, a loved one looking to get support, or any person looking to learn more about how to prevent sexual violence and support survivors. We’re here for you.”

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Aug 07, 2020

Title IX During COVID-19

Returning to college campuses this fall will undoubtedly look unfamiliar for many college students, and for students who are survivors of sexual assault, navigating resources and reporting may be more challenging due to COVID-19. “Remote learning doesn’t mean sexual violence stops,” said Keeli Sorensen, vice president of victim services at RAINN. “We need to ensure that students are able to learn in a safe virtual environment and that they still feel supported by their university if something were to happen.”

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Aug 04, 2020

New RAINN-Supported Legislation Seeks to Help Rescue Children from Harm

A bipartisan group of members of Congress, led by Reps. Abigail Spanberger (D-VA) and Ben Cline (R-VA), has introduced the Child RESCUE Act, which will help ensure that children experiencing abuse can be identified and removed from harm as soon as possible. To create a proactive strategy to identify dual offenders and remove kids from harm, the Child RESCUE Act would establish a commission that brings together subject matter experts from the FBI, Department of Justice, RAINN, the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

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Aug 07, 2020

DoD Safe Helpline Raises Awareness about Sexual Assault Forensic Exams (SAFEs) for Military Survivors

If you are a survivor who has recently experienced a sexual assault, you may be considering if a Sexual Assault Forensic Exam is right for you. This can be an overwhelming decision, and that’s why DoD Safe Helpline is expanding the educational resources available to military survivors.

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Latest News | December 03, 2014
Defense Department Reports that Sexual Assaults are Down and Reporting is Up

Pentagon shows progress in its battle against sexual violence

Latest News | November 24, 2014
Cosby Allegations Lead to Spike in Hotline Use

At least 17 women have publicly accused comedian Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting them, with 12 of those also alleging that he used drugs to incapacitate them.

Latest News | November 19, 2014
Statement on Bill Cosby Rape Allegations

RAINN released a statement in light of rape allegations against actor Bill Cosby.

Latest News | October 28, 2014
Shaping a Future Generation of Journalists

RAINN discusses the importance of sensitively interviewing survivors

Latest News | October 27, 2014
Survivors Unite to Lift the Veil on the Rape Kit Backlog

Survivors’ Voices Critical to the Rape Kit Action Project’s Ongoing Success

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