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Latest News| May 3, 2019

Trauma and Mental Health

Millions of Americans and their families feel the effects of trauma on mental health each year, and a portion of those people are survivors of sexual violence. Mental Health Awareness Month this May is a time to reflect on how to support those in your life who experience difficulties with mental health, reduce stigma around seeking treatment, and advocate for equal access to care.

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May 06, 2019

NLC Member Highlight: Katherine Miller

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 RAINN board member, Katherine Miller.

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May 06, 2019

Closer Look: RAINN’s Volunteer Program

In honor of RAINN’s 25th anniversary, each month we’ll be taking a closer look at the people and programs that are essential in our work to help survivors today and every day. This month, we’re shining a spotlight on RAINN’s volunteer program.

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Mar 04, 2019

Turn Awareness into Action this April

Individuals and communities across the country recognize Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (#SAAPM) each April. This year, as RAINN reflects on 25 years of helping survivors, we’re making this April not only about awareness, but action.

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Latest News | October 19, 2016
RAINN Calls on Next President and Congress to End Sexual Violence, Starts National Petition

The 2016 presidential election has put sexual violence front and center. To ensure that it becomes a national priority, not just a campaign talking point, RAINN supporters are calling on the next president to help.

Latest News | September 07, 2016
Congress Says ‘Yes’ to Survivors’ Rights

The Survivors’ Bill of Rights Act, passed on September 6 through the House, takes a clear stand that survivors should have full access to sexual assault forensic exams and forensic evidence collection kits.

Latest News | August 29, 2016
DNA Database Leads to Lower Crime

A new study supports what RAINN has been telling state and federal policymakers for decades: a more robust DNA database leads to lower crime rates.

Latest News | July 25, 2016
Sexual Assault Kit Initiative Helps States Erase Rape Kit Backlogs

RAINN’s policy department has joined a team of national experts selected by the Justice Department to support states’ work to address and end the backlog of untested and unanalyzed rape kits.

Latest News | June 22, 2016
Twenty Minutes of Rape

Judge Perksy imposed a sentence of only six months on Brock Turner—a sentence far less than the six years recommended by prosecutors, and only one-quarter of the normal two-year minimum sentence.

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