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  • Commonwealth Says NO MORE

    1 in 3 women are beaten or sexually abused in their lifetime, making violence a leading cause of death in women and girls

  • Commonwealth Says NO MORE

    Five ways the Commonwealth's portal is helping address domestic and sexual violence across the 54 member countries

  • Commonwealth Says NO MORE

    Women are more at risk of violence during crises. COVID-19 lockdowns have intensified economic and mental health pressures, which has increased the number of women and girls being beaten, abused and even killed in their homes.

Commonwealth Says NO MORE

Commonwealth Says NO MORE is an initiative bringing together the Commonwealth Secretariat and the NO MORE Foundation.

Positive action

The partnership aims to help the 54 Commonwealth member countries take positive action and build upon their work to address gender-based violence, gender equality, women’s empowerment and other health and education priorities for women and girls.

Formalised in 2019, Commonwealth Says NO MORE promotes a positive partnership for change by building a coalition of governments, businesses, civil society and citizens committed to ending violence against women and girls.

First of its kind

In 2020, the partnership launched the first-ever pan-Commonwealth platform to address domestic and sexual violence. 

CommonwealthSaysNoMore.org helps member countries:

  • record accurate data on the prevalence of violence
  • deliver grassroots projects 
  • train community leaders
  • educate bystander responses
  • provide critical resources for those at risk

Find out more at CommonwealthSaysNoMore.org 

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