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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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Sep 10, 2020

On RAINN’s Spanish Hotline, Your Voice is Your Power

The hotline is completely confidential and anonymous. Staffers on the hotline will never ask for a visitor’s personal information, including their name, location, or their family’s immigration status. Whether someone is concerned about the police, or about family members finding out, we’re here to support and not judge, says Claudia Figueroa, National Sexual Assault Hotline shift lead. “Sexual violence is more common than we think and it is never the survivor’s fault. Seeking help is a way of moving forward and healing, your voice is your power.”

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Sep 10, 2020

CEO and Survivor on Finding Meaning and Strength After Trauma

"This notion of normalizing violence as a way of life has got to stop," says Ann Mukherjee, Chairman and CEO of Pernod Ricard North America. "We have to stop prioritizing maintaining appearances over justice. It’s time to break down those walls."

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Sep 10, 2020

Survivors and Authors Kelly Yang and Chessy Prout Discuss Campus Sexual Violence at RAINN’s Virtual Coffeehouse

RAINN recently hosted a virtual coffeehouse discussion with authors, survivors, and activists Kelly Yang and Chessy Prout on creating safer environments for students on high school and college campuses and making sure all survivors have the resources they need to heal. The survivors shared personal stories about their experiences, calling the conversation “a celebration of survivorship.” If you missed it, watch it here!

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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

Latest News | October 01, 2014
Statement on Maroon 5's Music Video "Animals"

Maroon 5's new music video glamorizes stalking and sexual violence, says RAINN.

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