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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 | September 17, 2015
Federal and State Leaders Add Millions to the Fight Against Rape Kit Backlogs

RAINN Selected as part of RTI Team to Provide Technical Assistance to Communities

Latest News | August 09, 2015
State Legislators Tackle Rape Kit Problem

With help from RKAP, dozens of states taking action

Latest News | August 02, 2015
Senate Committee Holds Hearing to Target Campus Sexual Assault

The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee hearing included testimonies on the importance of working with schools to combat campus sexual assault.

Latest News | July 20, 2015
USA Today Finds More Than 70,000 Untested Rape Kits

Investigation included 1,000 police agencies across U.S.

Latest News | July 14, 2015
Tornado Drills? Fire Drills? Why Aren’t We Also Teaching Kids about Sex Abuse?

Congress, RAINN, and one very determined advocate think it’s about time

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