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Latest News| Nov 6, 2017

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.

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Nov 06, 2017

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.

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Nov 02, 2017

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.

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Oct 13, 2017

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.

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Latest News | June 21, 2013
Kickstarter Apologizes, Takes Steps to Prevent Recurrence

Kickstarter today apologized for allowing a campaign on its site that raised more than $16,000 for a dating guide that included tips on how to sexually assa

Latest News | May 16, 2013
Facebook Charities: Give the Gift of Hope for Survivors

Facebook users can now give a gift that will mean a lot to family and friends: a donation to RAINN.

Latest News | May 16, 2013
DoD Reports Increase in Sexual Assaults

The Department of Defense’s newly-released annual report estimates that 26,000 service members were sexually assaulted last year, up from an estimated 19,000 in the prior year.

Latest News | April 30, 2013
New Standards Issued for Sexual Assault Exams

Earlier this month, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. announced the release of the National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations, designed to prescribe the methods by which evidence should be collected and specify what equipment should be available for the examination.

Latest News | April 01, 2013
What Can You Do in April?

April is National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month; here are 6 ways you can get involved to help prevent sexual violence.

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