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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 | January 18, 2016
RAINN Joins Forces to Overturn Ohio Anti-Victim Ruling

RAINN has joined with partner organizations to file an amicus brief asking the Ohio Court of Appeals to overturn the decision not to pursue a backlogged rape case.

Latest News | December 02, 2015
President Signs Measures to Support State Action to Prevent and Address Child Sexual Abuse

Efforts from RAINN and Erin’s Law critical to success of bill

Latest News | November 18, 2015
Congress Plans to Use Crime Victim Funds to Balance the Budget

Congress plans to “rescind and permanently cancel” $1.5 billion dollars from the Crime Victims Fund (CVF), threatening the sustainability of programs that assist victims.

Latest News | October 26, 2015
Understanding the Laws in Your State

International law firm Hogan Lovells leads efforts on creation of comprehensive sexual assault database

Latest News | September 17, 2015
House Hearing Digs Into the Challenges of Campus Sexual Violence

Testimonies note importance of creating a safe campus environment.

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