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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 | November 17, 2013
Spotlight on the Speakers Bureau: Angela Kempe

The Justice Department estimates that 1.6 million youth run away each year. One of the issues that many runaways face is sexual violence; this is why Angela Kempe is sharing her story now, during National Runaway Prevention Month.

Latest News | October 30, 2013
RAINN Petition Leads Etsy to Remove Pro-Rape T-Shirts

After a successful online petition led by RAINN, more than a dozen rape-related t-shirts were removed from the site, and ultimately, the seller was banned from Etsy.

Latest News | October 28, 2013
Justice for All: Senate Committee Approves the Use of DNA to Solve Rape Cases

In a strong show of bipartisan cooperation, today the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee approved S. 822, the Justice For All Reauthorization Act of 2013.

Latest News | October 28, 2013
Elon University Wins 2013 RAINN Day Contest

Elon University in North Carolina won the 2013 RAINN Day Multimedia Contest

Latest News | October 27, 2013
New Survey Says Little Change in Sexual Assault Numbers in 2012

The 2012 National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) shows that the number of sexual assaults has remained fairly steady over the last five years.

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