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Latest News| Jan 7, 2019

Feel Secure Online: Social Media, Dating Apps, and Technology

RAINN’s president, Scott Berkowitz, has joined the advisory council for Match Group, which runs Tinder and other dating platforms. He will be part of their advisory council, bringing together leading industry experts to maximize the safety of millions of users worldwide. "I am honored to join the Match Group Advisory Council (MGAC) and am pleased that Match Group has taken this step to proactively address safety,” said Berkowitz.

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Mar 04, 2019

RAINN Statement on HBO Michael Jackson Child Sexual Abuse Documentary Leaving Neverland

Over the weekend Leaving Neverland, a documentary about allegations of child sexual abuse against Michael Jackson, debuted on HBO. It was followed by Oprah Winfrey Presents: After Neverland. RAINN worked with HBO and OWN to provide resources for anyone watching the shows who has been affected by sexual violence.

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Mar 04, 2019

NLC Member Highlight: Ashna Chopra

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 supporter, Ashna Chopra. 

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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 | 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

Latest News | June 18, 2015
Senate Budget Writers Renew Call to Action on Rape Kit Backlog

Senate Appropriations Committee earmarks $166 million to address rape kit backlog.

Latest News | June 03, 2015
Lawmakers Signal They Won't Back Down on the Rape Kit Backlog

The House of Representatives this week agreed to increase funding...

Latest News | May 20, 2015
RAINN President Testifies on the Rape Kit Backlog

Berkowitz calls on policymakers to fund DNA testing in rape cases

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