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Latest News| May 9, 2024

N.Y. Legislators, RAINN and New York City Anti-Sexual Violence Organizations Call for Admission of Evidence of Prior “Bad Acts” In Sex Crime Cases

N.Y. Legislators, RAINN and New York City Anti-Sexual Violence Organizations Call for Admission of Evidence of Prior “Bad Acts” In Sex Crime Cases ...

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May 21, 2024

Pei's Story

She was 5 years old when a relative began sexually abusing her. For over four decades, she buried her pain. Then she discovered: she wasn’t alone.

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Latest News | October 30, 2023
Halloween Costumes Do Not Equal Consent

The term “Red Zone” describes the period of time from the beginning of the fall semester through Thanksgiving break on college campuses, and it carries a troubling statistic: more than 50 percent of college sexual assaults occur during this time. Halloween falls squarely within the Red Zone and can...

Latest News | October 26, 2023
Healing Through Mindfulness, A Powerful Self-Care Method for Survivors

Amid the journey to healing for survivors of sexual violence, mindfulness emerges as a potent self-care method. A study published in the Journal of Traumatic Stress highlights the efficacy of mindfulness in reducing post-traumatic stress symptoms among survivors (Kratzer, Heinz, Pfitzer, Padberg,...

Latest News | October 26, 2023
PHOTO: RAINN, NY Lawmakers, Miss NY USA, and NY Anti-Sexual Violence Organizations Call on Lawmakers to Close New York’s Voluntary Incapacitation Loophole

Current New York statute requires that mental incapacitation result from a person being under the influence without their knowledge or consent

Latest News | October 26, 2023
New California Law Protects Survivors from Retaliation in Court

Too often, when survivors come forward to tell their stories, they are met with bad faith lawsuits trying to silence them. Thanks to a new law in California, survivors will be better protected from the risks, and costs, of lawsuits.

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