Who We Are
What We Do
Activating men to take action and be part of the solution
Engaging community groups in taking action to prevent violence and abuse
Promoting conversations about domestic violence and sexual assault prevention, specifically with young people
On average more than three women a day are murdered by their husbands or boyfriends in the U.S.
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.
Women are much more likely than men to be victimized by a current or former intimate partner.
1 in 3
Approximately one in three adolescent girls in the United States is a victim of physical, emotional or verbal abuse from a dating partner.
It's time to end domestic violence and sexual assault in our region.
Southwest PA Says No More has launched “Dear Men,” a new video series that addresses the role men play in preventing domestic violence and sexual assault and harassment – a serious issue that affects up to one in three women and many men. The series is the centerpiece of Father’s Day Pledge 2021, an annual observance where area business leaders, public officials, and community members speak out against gender violence. The ceremony was held virtually for the first time in its eighth year on June 15, 2021. “The Father’s Day Pledge is an opportunity for more men to get involved in breaking the cycles of violence …
Every woman has a story. Every man has a choice. Eight years ago, Southwest Pa Says No More started a tradition: business and community members pledged to do their part to end domestic violence and sexual assault. That important work continues. Domestic violence and sexual assault and harassment affect as many as 1 in 3 women; abuse increased during Covid-19. This means that today in our neighborhoods, communities, and workplaces, people are experiencing abuse. It is on all of us to prevent these crimes from happening in the first place. The Father’s Day Pledge is an invitation to men to join others in speaking out …
Every year, Southwest PA Says No More asks men across the region to take a stand against violence, to support survivors, and to serve as a role model to help young people learn about healthy and respectful relationships. This year, we’re taking a new approach. Check back and see what it means to local men to find out that they had changed someone’s life, or that they had the opportunity to make a life-changing difference and they passed it up. Our words and our actions matter. Check back for more details about the Father’s Day Pledge, 2021!
Southwest PA Says No More and the NO MORE campaign are teaming up to offer a free webinar on building partnerships with companies to address and prevent domestic violence and sexual assault. May 19, 2021; 1-2:30ET. Register here! Effective prevention efforts require advocates to build partnerships and engagement across sectors, including with corporations and community leaders. Many domestic violence and rape crisis programs have developed partnerships with individual companies, but Southwest PA Says No More has refined a model for community-level engagement of the corporate sector. This webinar will share lessons learned on how to invite corporate leaders to leverage their influence as employers to …