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Child sexual abuse has a serious effect on the life and development of a child, often carrying into adulthood. Learning the warning signs of child sexual abuse can help stop it. Read more:

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Saturday reminder 💙

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February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, but understand that dating violence can also occur no matter the age. Tips on recognizing what that entails:

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The jury has not yet reached a verdict in the Harvey Weinstein trial. They will resume deliberations on Monday.

If you need to talk, confidential support is available 24/7 at the National Sexual Assault Hotline. Call 800.656.HOPE or visit to get help.

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“The grooming was the most devastating part of it. I was so young when it started. Psychologically, it had a huge effect on my personality and how I viewed myself.” —Gail, survivor

Read her story:

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Since 2011, DoD Safe Helpline services have been a trusted resource for survivors who have yet to disclose or report their sexual assault. Learn how it helps the DoD community:

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Going on vacation? Remember to consider safety as part of your travel preparations. These tips may help reduce the risk of different types of crimes, including sexual violence:

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The idea of testifying in a criminal trial may feel overwhelming for some survivors of sexual violence. Learning more about the process and the support available can help you feel more comfortable and prepared.

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Quoted @rainnaction

Today, @RAINN spoke to an Indiana House Committee on Sen. @MikeMcrider700's SB 109, a bill to give victims of sexual assault more time to come forward.

We're proud to report that the bill passed out of the House Committee unanimously. Thank you, Senator Crider!

Policy win for sexual assault survivors in Indiana today!👇

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RAINN National Leadership Council member @MarciGoLightly is so passionate about supporting organizations like RAINN, who are there for survivors with the resources and support they may not have access to otherwise. ⁠Read her interview:

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Quoted @RAINN

The National Sexual Assault Hotline
-Available 24/7
-Call or chat options
-Anonymous, confidential, safe


The jury continues deliberating on the case against Harvey Weinstein today. No matter the outcome, we are here to listen and support you.

Call or chat to get help 👇

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If someone you love has suffered child sexual abuse, they may feel like a part of their life has been taken from them.

Gail, our Survivor Story feature this month, shares her advice for how friends and family can be supportive:

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Today, the jury will deliberate on the case against Harvey Weinstein. No matter the outcome, we are here to support you.

Call RAINN's National Sexual Assault Hotline at 800.656.HOPE (4673) or visit to get help. You are not alone.

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Everyone has a role to play in preventing sexual assault. There are many different ways to step in or make a difference if you see someone at risk.

Read more about our Bystander Intervention CARE model:

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If you know someone who has experienced sexual assault, they may not know what to do or how to feel. RAINN has resources and help available 24/7. Read more:

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Some survivors may blame themselves for drinking, but drug-facilitated sexual assault is NEVER the survivor’s fault. Learn more:

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Do you know how often sexual assault occurs in the US? Learn about the scope of sexual assault and other statistics:

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Watching #YouCantTakeMyDaughter on @lifetimetv and need to talk? Anonymous, confidential support is available 24/7 at our National Sexual Assault Hotline.

Call 800.656.HOPE (4673) or visit to get help.

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