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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 07, 2014
FBI and NIJ Announce Partnership to Test More Rape Kits

A new partnership with two key organizations means bringing justice to even more survivors.

Latest News | June 23, 2014
RAINN’s Policy Chief Joins Sen. McCaskill to Discuss Campus Sexual Assault

DC roundtable focuses on improving the criminal and civil response to campus rapes.

Latest News | June 05, 2014
Senate Committee Affirms Longstanding Commitment to Addressing Rape Kit Backlogs

On Thursday, June 5, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved a spending bill that addresses the nation’s rape kit backlog

Latest News | May 28, 2014
Kilah’s Story Leads to Child Abuse Prevention Law

The Kilah Davenport Act of 2013 requires the Department of Justice to report on child abuse prevention laws in each state

Latest News | April 29, 2014
Congressional Leaders, Debbie Smith and Ed Smart Celebrate Forensic DNA and its Impact on the Fight Against Sexual Violence

Members of Congress today came together to celebrate DNA at an event on Capitol Hill

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