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.
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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.
It's time to end domestic violence and sexual assault in our region.
Southwest PA Says No More partnered with Gwen’s Girls and the Black Girls Equity Alliance in sponsoring the She Matters webinar series to center the experiences of Black girls and to examine our responsibility to protect them from harm and to promote culturally relevant, trauma-informed supports for healing and wholeness. We believe that when Black and gender-nonconforming youth are safe, supported and nurtured, we will have created a community where everyone can thrive. The four-part She Matters webinar series is now available on demand on You Tube. SHE MATTERS WEBINAR SERIES: PROTECTING & UPLIFTING THE WELL-BEING OF BLACK GIRLS Black Girls and Gender-Based Violence What Does …
Southwest PA Says No More is proud to be a partner of Gwen’s Girls and the Black Girls Equity Alliance in sponsoring the She Matters webinar series. The next webinar will explore the most prevalent forms of gender-based violence experienced by Black girls in Pittsburgh and highlight community-based interventions. Commercial sexual exploitation, dating violence and missing youth will be explored during the discussion. Hear from advocates about the early warning signs of gender-based violence and the resources needed to end the abuse to prison pipeline experienced by far too many Black girls. She Matters Webinar Series: Protecting & Uplifting the Well-Being of Black Girls She Matters: Black …
STANDING FIRM is partnering with Southwest PA Says No More and United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania to invite past participants of the annual Father’s Day Pledge, and all interested employers to join the western PA employer community in a virtual “Pledge against Violence” during STANDING FIRM’s Awards Event, Stand Up for Standing Firm. The virtual awards luncheon will bring leaders of the business community together to affirm their commitment to address partner violence in the workplace and to support survivors. This year’s keynote speaker, Rachel Louise Snyder is the author of No Visible Bruises, for which she was awarded the 2020 Hillman Prize for Book …
Southwest PA Says No More in partnership with Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures Presents: JODI KANTOR Pulitzer prize-winning journalist who broke the Harvey Weinstein story for The New York Times Monday, November 30, 2020 – 7 p.m. – Carnegie Library Lecture Hall* (Rescheduled event) Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Jodi Kantor will be coming to Pittsburgh with She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement, written with Megan Twohey. The two reporters broke the news of Harvey Weinstein’s sexual harassment and abuse for The New York Times. She Said tells the untold story of their investigation and its consequences for the #MeToo movement. For years, reporters had tried …