A Charity You Should Get Involved With: Rainn
In the United States alone, someone experiences sexual assault every 109 seconds. And, even today, only 6 out of every 1,000 rapists actually end up in jail for the crimes they committed.
And, sexual assault shows its face in many different forms, including child sexual abuse, incest, intimate partner sexual assault, rape and much more. There are also completely different laws about what constitutes sexual assault from state to state -- check out this map to see the laws in your state.
Rainn is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. It has helped more than 2.4 million people since 1994. Rainn offers victim services to help survivors of sexual assault, public education to help people understand sexual assault crimes, public policy work to improve the criminal justice system and consulting and training.
How to Get Involved with Rainn
There are so many ways to get involved with Rainn, whether you have five minutes or an entire weekend day to get involved. You can volunteer for the National Sexual Assault Hotline or in your community, fundraise or even tell your survivor story to help change the way people think about sexual assault.
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