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Latest News| Oct 1, 2018

RAINN Hotline Helps Record Number of Survivors

Between Thursday, the day of the hearing, and Sunday, RAINN saw a 338 percent increase in hotline traffic. “History shows us that when high-profile allegations such as these are in the news it often causes others to reach out too. This story has clearly resonated with survivors, and has led thousands to reach out for help for the first time,” said RAINN president Scott Berkowitz.

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Sep 28, 2018

Me Too: Awareness into Action

It has been one year since survivors of sexual violence came forward and bravely told their stories with #MeToo. You may be thinking, “What’s next and how can I help?” RAINN has put together action steps that you can take to keep the spirit of #MeToo alive throughout the year.

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Oct 02, 2018

NLC Member Highlight: Cameron Esposito

Each month, RAINN features a member of its National Leadership Council (NLC). The NLC is a group of dedicated individuals who have shown their commitment to RAINN’s mission of supporting survivors and ending sexual violence. This month we checked in with comedian, survivor, and artist Cameron Esposito.

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Sep 25, 2018

RAINN Statement on Cosby Sentence

The women who shared their stories in the Cosby trial and sentencing showed admirable courage and strength. We are grateful that the court understood the seriousness of Cosby’s crime and sentenced him to prison. Let’s hope that the legacy of this case is that victims feel empowered to come forward, knowing that it can truly make a difference in bringing perpetrators to justice.

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Latest News | February 06, 2017
Early Warning Signs of Dating Violence

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. Learn more about the early warning signs dating violence and how to get help.

Latest News | January 12, 2017
Insights from the Hotline Room: Self-Care in the New Year

Support specialists from the National Sexual Assault Hotline share tips on practicing self-care in the new year.

Latest News | November 18, 2016
Insights from the Hotline Room: Planning for Holiday Gatherings

The holiday season can present challenges for some survivors of sexual abuse and incest. RAINN support specialists who operate the National Sexual Assault Hotline share strategies for survivors to feel safe during this time. 

Latest News | October 11, 2016
Sexual Assault Is Not “Locker Room Talk”: RAINN’s Statement on the Trump Tape

Bragging or joking about sexual violence is offensive and unacceptable. “Any language that condones sexual assault, no matter where it takes place, is not okay,” said Jodi Omear, RAINN’s vice president for communications.

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.

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