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Latest News| Jun 29, 2022

Revisiting Black History Month: Highlights from the RAINN Survivor Summit

In February, RAINN held a survivor summit with three inspiring Speakers Bureau members to discuss child sexual abuse and how racial barriers can impact a survivor’s healing journey. Each panelist...

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Latest News | March 11, 2022
RAINN Applauds Passage of FY22 omnibus, Which Includes Appropriations for Programs Supporting Survivors

"We applaud President Biden for signing into law the bipartisan FY22 omnibus package, which includes the Supporting Access to Nurse Exams Act and the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act," said Samantha Cadet, director of federal affairs, appropriations, and national coalitions for...

Latest News | February 24, 2022
RAINN Pleased that San Francisco Police Will End Egregious Misuse of Victims’ DNA

Washington, D.C. - RAINN released the following statement after the San Francisco Police Department’s announcement that it will end the practice of using DNA samples collected from rape victims to help identify suspects in other unrelated crimes: “We are pleased that the San Francisco Police...

Latest News | February 15, 2022
Congress Moves to Address Critical Shortage of Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners; RAINN partners on bipartisan legislation

Washington, D.C. - RAINN has partnered with a bipartisan group of Members of Congress - led by Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL), Representative David Joyce (R-OH), and Representative Deborah Ross (D-NC) - to introduce the Supporting Survivors Access to Nurse Exams (SANE)...

Latest News | February 15, 2022
RAINN Responds to Law Enforcement Improperly Using a Survivor’s DNA From Her Rape Kit

Washington, D.C. - RAINN released the following statement following reports of San Francisco police storing and improperly using DNA collected from a woman during her rape kit exam:

Latest News | February 11, 2022
RAINN Files Amicus Brief In Support of OSU Survivors

Washington, D.C. - RAINN released the following statement after filing an amicus brief in the matter of Snyder-Hill v. OSU, attached to this email, in support of survivors who experienced sexual abuse by Dr. Richard Strauss while students at Ohio State University:

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