Stop Violence Against Women

Lifetime’s Emmy award-winning Stop Violence Against Women Public Affairs campaign brings together leading advocacy organizations, women directly affected by violence and political leaders to place a national spotlight on ending the vast problems of domestic violence, harassment and sexual assault. This initiative provides women with powerful platforms to share their stories and help affect change. Lifetime partners with organizations to spread awareness, empower women, and provide healing tools and support for women of all backgrounds.

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During the COVID-19 crisis, many organizations offer resources to help survivors who may feel at risk. See below for information from RAINN, the National Domestic Violence Hotline, and more.


Take Back The Night is the oldest and largest movement to end sexual violence. The mission of the Take Back The Night Foundation is to support survivors and raise awareness toward ending sexual violence in all forms. Take Back The Night Events unite people from every background, belief, and culture around the world to take a visible and vocal stand.



Darkness to Light is a nonprofit organization with the mission to empower adults to prevent child sexual abuse. Through education and awareness, the organization seeks to create a safer world for children to grow and thrive. Darkness to Light’s flagship program, Stewards of Children®, is an award-winning training that teaches adults to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. More than 2 million adults including educators, youth serving professionals, organization volunteers, and community members have been certified in the program. Stewards of Children® is the only evidence-informed training of its kind, with the largest network of child protection advocates in the world as facilitators.


RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE, y in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. Help is free, confidential and available 24/7.


Rise, a national nonprofit, was founded by Amanda Nguyen, a survivor, in November 2014 to pen her own civil rights into existence along with the 25 million rape survivors in the United States. Rise’s immediate goal is to scale up a social movement to pass their Sexual Assault Survivors' Bill of Rights--in all 50 states. The millennial-driven organization is comprised of advocates from the legal, health, business, and academic sector.


National Domestic Violence Hotline

National Domestic Violence Hotline (800-799-7233) is available to help victims and survivors of domestic violence. Get help for your relationship abuse today.


National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

NCADV is the voice of victims and survivors. We are the catalyst for changing society to have zero tolerance for domestic violence. We do this by affecting public policy, increasing understanding of the impact of domestic violence, and providing programs and education that drive that change.


me too

In 2006, Tarana Burke founded the me too. movement to help survivors of sexual violence, particularly young women of color from low wealth communities, find pathways to healing. Using the idea of “empowerment through empathy,” the me too. movement was ultimately created to ensure survivors know they're not alone in their journey.



ECPAT-USA is the leading anti-child trafficking organization in the United States working to end the domestic commercial sexual exploitation of children through advocacy, awareness, and education. ECPAT-USA is a member of ECPAT International, a network of organizations in more than 100 countries with one common mission: to eliminate the sexual exploitation of children around the world. We work to protect every child’s human right to grow up free from the threat of sexual exploitation and trafficking, and our vision is a world in which no child is bought, sold, or used for sex.

Biden Foundation

The Biden Foundation is a nonprofit established to carry on Vice President and Dr. Biden’s lifelong commitment to public service. Through educational programming and public policy analysis, the Foundation works to build a world where all people are equal in dignity and opportunity. This includes continuing the vice president’s mission to end gender-based violence, which he has championed since introducing the Violence Against Women Act in 1990.

Color of Change

Color Of Change is the nation’s largest online racial justice organization. They help people respond effectively to injustice in the world around us. As a national online force driven by more than 1.4 million members, they move decision-makers in corporations and government to create a more human and less hostile world for Black people in America.


Black Women's Blueprint

Black Women’s Blueprint envisions a world where women and girls of African descent are fully empowered and where gender, race and other disparities are erased.

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Girls for Gender Equity

GGE works to end gender-based violence and challenges structural forces — racism, sexism, transphobia, homophobia, economic inequality — that work to constrict the freedom, full expression, and rights of trans and cis girls and young women of color, and gnc youth of color.

A Long Walk Home

A LONG WALK HOME is a non-profit that uses art to empower young people to end violence against all girls and women. ALWH has two main programs: the Story of a Rape Survivor (SOARS) touring multimedia performance about one woman's healing from sexual assault; and the Girl/Friends Leadership Institute that trains Black girls in Chicago to be artist-activists in their schools, communities, and our country-at-large.

It's On Us

Launched in September 2014, It’s On Us is a national movement to end sexual assault. The campaign was launched following recommendations from the White House Task Force to Prevent Sexual Assault that noted the importance of engaging everyone in the conversation to end sexual violence.

Joyful Heart Foundation

The mission of the Joyful Heart Foundation is to transform society’s response to sexual assault, domestic violence, and child abuse, support survivors’ healing, and end this violence forever.

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Crime Victims Treatment Center

Since 1977, the Crime Victims Treatment Center has been helping survivors of interpersonal violence heal. Our support comes in the forms of crisis intervention, individual and group trauma-focused therapy, legal advocacy, complementary therapy and psychiatric consultation.



NO MORE is dedicated to ending domestic violence and sexual assault by increasing awareness, inspiring action and fueling culture change. NO MORE is a groundbreaking, global initiative comprised of the largest coalition of nonprofits, corporations, government agencies, media, schools and individuals addressing domestic violence and sexual assault. We work to amplify and grow the movement to stop and prevent domestic violence and sexual assault, in homes, schools, workplaces and communities around the world by creating innovative campaigns, partnerships and tools that leverage the power of the media, entertainment, sports, technology, and collective action.