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.
Over the last 6 years, Southwest PA Says No More has built a coalition of employers working to address domestic violence as a workplace and workforce issue. This issue is particularly important now, during the pandemic, while domestic violence rates are high as abusive partners take advantage of social distancing to increase violence at home. We’re so proud of the many corporate and community leaders who pledge to end domestic violence and sexual assault. All of these leaders are a part of STANDING FIRM and have take action to change policies and train employees at their companies to recognize, respond, and refer victims of domestic violence …
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Help spread the word. Domestic violence was already an epidemic before Covid-19, but the health crisis has caused a tremendous spike in incidents of abuse. Even as lockdown restrictions are lifted, the abuse will not simply end. It remains a critical time for survivors, and greater awareness, education, and bystander intervention are desperately needed. Join us in activating bystanders and sharing information that can help those who are experiencing violence during this unprecedented time. Together, we can help our friends, neighbors, and communities by #ListeningFromHome. Learn more at: https://nomore.org/campaigns/dvam/
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 available on-demand on YouTube. SHE MATTERS WEBINAR SERIES: PROTECTING & UPLIFTING THE WELL-BEING OF BLACK GIRLS Black Girls and Gender-Based Violence What Does Black Lives Matter …
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 …