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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 | October 19, 2016
Joshua Elliott Honors Wife with Fundraiser for RAINN

When Victoria Jane Taylor passed away in 2016, the world lost a critical advocate in the quest to end sexual violence. Her passion and dedication to helping those affected by trauma lives on, thanks to husband Joshua Elliott.

Latest News | October 17, 2016
Insights from the Hotline Room: Eight Steps to Supporting Survivors of Domestic Violence

When someone discloses a situation of domestic violence, it can be challenging to know how to react and provide support. RAINN’s hotline staff shared tips for responding to a someone who discloses intimate partner violence in a supportive way.

Latest News | October 11, 2016
Sexual Assault Is Not “Locker Room Talk”: RAINN’s Statement on the Trump Tape

Bragging or joking about sexual violence is offensive and unacceptable. “Any language that condones sexual assault, no matter where it takes place, is not okay,” said Jodi Omear, RAINN’s vice president for communications.

Latest News | September 26, 2016
RAINN Partners with RapidSOS to Improve Cell Phone Access to 911

RAINN partners with emergency technology start-up to offer a new app that makes 911 work better on cell phones. 

Latest News | September 15, 2016
Jill Johnson Pledges 31st Birthday to RAINN

Jill Johnson raised more than $450 for RAINN, using social media to spread the word and offering incentives from her own “Geek Stash” to encourage donations.  

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