Coaches are invited to join the Pittsburgh Steelers, FISA Foundation, and United Way of Southwestern PA for a free Coaching Boys Into Men (CBIM) training program at Heinz Field on Saturday, May 20. This session will prepare coaches to implement CBIM this fall. Coaching Boys Into Men equips high school athletic coaches to help their male athletes build respectful relationships and prevent dating violence. To learn more about the program, click here. When: Saturday, May 20, 2017 • 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Where: Hyundai Club at Heinz Field 100 Art Rooney Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 Agenda: 9:00 a.m. Registration 9:30 a.m. Welcome 10:00 a.m. Keynote: …
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What We Do
Promoting conversations about domestic violence and sexual assault prevention, specifically with young people
Activating men to take action and be part of the solution
Engaging community groups in taking action to prevent violence and abuse
Athletic coaches play an extremely important role in the lives of boys and young men. Coaches influence how young men think and behave both on and off the field.
Supporting victims to get help and making it clear that abusive behaviors won’t be tolerated
On average more than three women a day are murdered by their husbands or boyfriends in the U.S.
According to the U.S. Surgeon General, domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women in the United States. The FBI reports that 32% of female homicide victims are killed by their intimate partners.
1 in 4
Nearly one in four women in the U.S. reports experiencing violence by a current or former spouse or boyfriend at some point in her life.
More than 1 in 3 women (35.6%) and more than 1 in 4 men (28.5%) in the United States have experienced rape, physical violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner in their lifetime. Among victims of intimate partner violence, more than 1 in 3 women experienced multiple forms of rape, stalking, or physical violence; 92.1% of male victims experienced physical violence alone, and 6.3% experienced physical violence and stalking
Women are much more likely than men to be victimized by a current or former intimate partner.
More than half (51.1%) of female victims of rape reported being raped by an intimate partner and 40.8% by an acquaintance; for male victims, more than half (52.4%) reported being raped by an acquaintance and 15.1% by a stranger.
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Approximately one in three adolescent girls in the United States is a victim of physical, emotional or verbal abuse from a dating partner.
One in three adolescents in the U.S. is a victim of physical, sexual, emotional or verbal abuse from a dating partner, a figure that far exceeds rates of other types of youth violence. Nearly 1.5 million high school students nationwide experience physical abuse from a dating partner in a single year. Girls and young women between the ages of 16 and 24 experience the highest rate of intimate partner violence — almost triple the national average.
It's time to end domestic violence and sexual assault in our region.
We rounded out another year of progress and are excited to share our achievements. Please take a moment to view our year-end report flipbook. Over the last several years, our country has demonstrated a sea change in attitudes and beliefs about domestic and sexual violence. Our movement has grown as public officials, community leaders, clergy, parents, athletes, media spokespersons and students have joined together to voice intolerance for disrespectful and abusive behaviors. While we have made undeniable progress in turning the tide, there is still a great deal of work to do in preventing these crimes from happening in the first place. Our commitment is unwavering. …
During NO MORE Week in March, sixty corporate executives met to review progress and discuss opportunities for taking action to prevent domestic violence and sexual assault. Coaching Boys Into Men, the Father’s Day Pledge to End Gender Violence, addressing partner violence in the workplace, and ending campus sexual assault were all on the agenda for the third annual Corporate Leadership Breakfast to End Violence Against Women. “This community gets it and is a role model for other communities,” said Jane Randel, co-founder of the National NO MORE Campaign, in her keynote. Randel went on to explain how violence impacts every community, and corporate leaders are in …
Pittsburgh’s teal pride was out in full force on Thursday, March 9 as partners and friends convened for Spirit of NO MORE, a celebration of the substantial progress that’s been made in preventing domestic violence and sexual assault. Keynote speaker Jane Randel, co-founder of national NO MORE, inspired the audience with her story and the continued importance of the movement. “The goal of NO MORE Week is to reach the people who don’t think they have a connection to these issues,” explained Ms. Randel. “We want to open the doors to everyone…that’s really the spirit of NO MORE.” Randal concluded with praise for Southwest PA Says …
Across southwest Pennsylvania, community leaders and thousands of concerned citizens are coming together to take action to end violence against women.
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