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  1. RAINN Hosts its First Facebook Q & A with Founder, Scott Berkowitz

    About RAINN In his first Facebook Q&A, RAINN president ... is that many police departments are now training their cops about how people typically react to a trauma like sexual assault. The more they ... the board. How can we educate high school students about sexual violence? Community education is key. I'd take it a step ...

    11/29/2016 - 13:52

  2. Danyol’s Story

    ... Many of his family members questioned why he waited to speak about the abuse, and openly expressed their disbelief in his story. “There was so much conversation  about  me without me, but no one ever had a conversation  with  me.” ...

    08/16/2018 - 15:20

  3. Thousands Call Hotline After Speakers Bureau Member Appears on Oprah

    About RAINN Sexual Assault RAINN Speakers Bureau member ... last week made a brave appearance on The Oprah Show to speak about the physical and sexual abuse that he suffered at the hands of his ... fear of his mother, who told him that if he told anyone about the abuse, he would be taken away to a boys’ home, where older boys ...

    02/01/2017 - 12:18

  4. Runners Spread Hope, Raise Funds for Critical Services

    About RAINN Sexual Assault RAINN’s annual Lace Up for ... to support survivors and become familiar with statistics about sexual violence. Meanwhile in DC, runners were greeted with cool ... Morelan shared her experience with the crowd and talked about the importance of believing someone when they tell you they’ve been ...

    02/07/2018 - 15:19

  5. Cosby Allegations Lead to Spike in Hotline Use

    About RAINN Sexual Assault At least 17 women ... he used drugs to incapacitate them. The national publicity about the allegations has led to a 50% increase in usage of the National Sexual ... received, former comedian and actress Joan Tarshis wrote about how Cosby had similarly befriended her, introduced her to celebrities ...

    11/29/2016 - 11:24

  6. Sexual Assault

    ... assault. Learn More about Self Care After Trauma ... Help Someone You Care About There are many ways that you can help a ...

    03/01/2019 - 11:59

  7. Four Ways You Can Support A Friend This April

    ... Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. But speaking about something like abuse or assault can be especially difficult. That’s why ... supportive friend. If a friend or loved one opens up to you about a sexual assault experience, here are four ways you can be supportive ...

    11/29/2016 - 13:32

  8. Congress Honors April as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

    ... calling upon organizations and individuals to do something about it. In preparation for Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month ... someone in the U.S. is sexually assaulted. That makes for about 293,000 victims of sexual violence every year (among victims age 12 or ...

    02/01/2017 - 12:13

  9. Why Pete Church is Matching RAINN Donations this December

    About RAINN “Survivors need someone to listen to them. These ... needs to talk to somebody, we’ve got to do something about it.” Though Pete says he wishes that an anti-sexual violence ... we work, our friends, family, and people we love and care about—there’s been nothing that’s as pervasive and real as sexual ...

    12/05/2018 - 10:05

  10. Insights from the Hotline Room: Eight Steps to Supporting Survivors of Domestic Violence

    ... or financial abuse and control. When someone you care about discloses a situation of intimate partner violence, it can be challenging ... remind them you are here to support them and that you care about their safety. Ask about their immediate safety. While it’s ...

    10/04/2017 - 08:19