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.
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 …
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/