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Latest News| Aug 7, 2020

RAINN’s New App Offers Support Anytime, Anywhere

The just-released RAINN app offers survivors of sexual violence and their loved ones support, self-care tools, and information to help manage the effects of trauma. “Anyone can use the app,” said Sorensen. “Whether you’re a survivor, a loved one looking to get support, or any person looking to learn more about how to prevent sexual violence and support survivors. We’re here for you.”

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Sep 10, 2020

On RAINN’s Spanish Hotline, Your Voice is Your Power

The hotline is completely confidential and anonymous. Staffers on the hotline will never ask for a visitor’s personal information, including their name, location, or their family’s immigration status. Whether someone is concerned about the police, or about family members finding out, we’re here to support and not judge, says Claudia Figueroa, National Sexual Assault Hotline shift lead. “Sexual violence is more common than we think and it is never the survivor’s fault. Seeking help is a way of moving forward and healing, your voice is your power.”

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Sep 10, 2020

CEO and Survivor on Finding Meaning and Strength After Trauma

"This notion of normalizing violence as a way of life has got to stop," says Ann Mukherjee, Chairman and CEO of Pernod Ricard North America. "We have to stop prioritizing maintaining appearances over justice. It’s time to break down those walls."

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Sep 10, 2020

Survivors and Authors Kelly Yang and Chessy Prout Discuss Campus Sexual Violence at RAINN’s Virtual Coffeehouse

RAINN recently hosted a virtual coffeehouse discussion with authors, survivors, and activists Kelly Yang and Chessy Prout on creating safer environments for students on high school and college campuses and making sure all survivors have the resources they need to heal. The survivors shared personal stories about their experiences, calling the conversation “a celebration of survivorship.” If you missed it, watch it here!

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Latest News | July 13, 2014
Survivor Spotlight: Tamra Wade

For many survivors of sexual assault, talking with others and telling the story about what happened can be a crucial first step of the healing process.

Latest News | June 26, 2014
Survivor Spotlight: Home Safety Month

After experiencing sexual violence in a place that was previously considered protected, some survivors can have trouble regaining a sense of safety at home.

Latest News | June 23, 2014
Survivor Spotlight: PTSD Awareness

Survivors of sexual assault may feel anxiety, stress, or fear for some time after experiencing a traumatic life event.

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

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