It is a whole range of things, from groping to rape and sexual abuse.
Many of these are illegal in many states, some not in others, but they all impact the people they happen to.
It happens to women, men, boys and girls.


  • It is the largest anti-sexual violence organization in the U.S.
  • They have free, confidential information, about all types of sexual violence and assault. 
  • They can tell you about consent and what the laws are in your state. They can refer you to a local Rape Crisis Center.
  • They have information on prevention for parents, students and others.
  • They have information for friends, family and others who are trying to help someone they care about.
  • Whether it just happened or happened years ago, RAINN can help.  It is never too late to start healing.