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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 | March 19, 2015
Biden Talks About Rape Kit Initiative

Funds to Help Cities Test Kits and Investigate Cases

Latest News | February 26, 2015
New Poll Shows Americans Want Congressional Action on Campus Sexual Assault

85% of voters support police, not colleges, handling criminal investigations

Latest News | February 25, 2015
Senators Announce Re-introduction of Bipartisan Campus Accountability and Safety Act

Ten Senate leaders re-introduced the Campus Accountability and Safety Act, a bill to reform the way colleges deal with sexual violence.

Latest News | February 23, 2015
Congress Gets Right to Work on Sexual Violence Bills

Policymakers focus on three areas to bring justice to more survivors

Latest News | January 28, 2015
New Congress, New State Legislatures, Consistent Theme: Combating Sexual Assault

Sexual Violence is a focus for legislators in 2015

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