NO MORE Week of Action is a time to address the issues of domestic violence and sexual assault and show support for those who have been victimized. Events will be hosted across the country from March 6 through 12. Last year’s NO MORE Week of Action created more than 160 fundraising and awareness events nationwide and more than 6,000 people pledged to help end domestic violence and sexual assault, according to NO MORE.
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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly one in two women and one in five men have experienced sexual violence in their lifetime. The CDC also reported that one in three women and one in five men experience partner violence in their lifetime.
Learn how you can take action by visiting, http://nomore.org/take-action. You can also show your support by purchasing NO MORE products at http://nomore.org/shop. All profits are given to NO MORE partner organizations that offer direct services, including preventative and educational, to survivors and their communities.
This year, NO MORE Week is sponsored by Mary Kay. For more information on this year’s events, sign up for NO MORE Week’s email updates here or visit http://nomore.org/events. Use the hashtag #NOMORE to keep up with NO MORE on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.To learn more about the campaign, visit NOMORE.org.
About NO MORE
NO MORE is a unifying symbol and campaign to raise public awareness and engage bystanders around ending domestic violence and sexual assault. Launched in March 2013 by a coalition of leading advocacy groups, service providers, the U.S. Department of Justice and major corporations, NO MORE is supported by hundreds of national and local groups and by thousands of individuals, organizations, universities, and communities who are using its signature blue symbol to increase visibility for domestic violence and sexual assault.