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Latest News| Feb 11, 2021

Working in the States to Champion Change

RAINN’s public policy team is working in key states in 2021 to improve support for survivors and champion changes in policy to help more survivors get justice. RAINN’s team of lobbyis...

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Feb 11, 2021

Jerome’s Story

Jerome Whitehead is an author, husband, and survivor of multiple childhood sexual assaults. “When you’re groomed, you’re taught to keep secrets. You don’t even realize that you’re being groomed to keep secrets.”

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Latest News | March 27, 2013
How VAWA Protects Victims

Are you wondering what, exactly, VAWA does — and how it helps? Here are a few of its key parts.

Latest News | March 26, 2013
New Air Force Program Aids Sexual Assault Survivors

The Air Force has launched a pilot project to provide legal counsel directly to victims of sexual assault.

Latest News | March 25, 2013
PBS to Air Documentary on Violence in Tribal Communities

RAINN is partnering with PBS and the producers of Kind Hearted Woman to bring attention to Indians who are victims of sexual violence.

Latest News | February 28, 2013
House Passes VAWA, Including SAFER Act; Bill Heads to President

The U.S. House of Representatives today followed the Senate in voting to renew the Violence Against Women Act, sending it to the president to be signed into law. VAWA, which has helped reduce the level of sexual violence in the US, expired more than a year ago.

Latest News | February 28, 2013
Congress Passes SAFER Act

As part of its renewal of the Violence Against Women Act, the House of Representatives today passed the Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Reporting (SAFER) Act, which will help eliminate the backlog of untested DNA evidence from unsolved rape cases and take countless rapists off the streets

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