Welcome to Yo Digo No Más (I Say No More)

We are a movement focused on making visible the cases of violence and sexual abuse that every day affect more and more people around the world. Our mission is to serve as a platform to educate about this issue, raise awarness of the risks and support survivors to raise their voices to break the chains of sexual abuse and initiate a healing process that will propel them to rewrite their history.

The movement was born as an initiative of María Trusa, our founder, from the experience of sexual abuse she suffered when she was only 9 years old. An episode that for a long time plunged her into deep emotional pain, but that later gave her the strength to fill herself with courage and to move forward to achieve each of her goals, even writing a book that would later become a movement.

What is our motivation?

Worldwide, sexual abuse has become a problem that affects millions of women, men, children, boys and girls, leading to serious consequences that can severely affect their physical and emotional health. Our founder calls it “the silent pandemic”.

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736 million women worldwide (1 in 3), have experienced an episode of sexual abuse in their lives. Source: UN Women
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7% of men in Latin America were sexually abused between the ages of 4 and 9. Source: CLACAI
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Between 10 and 30% of women aged 15 to 49 years, suffered a forced first sexual experince. Source: WHO
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1 in 5 minors are victims of sexual abuse. Source: CDC
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Less than 40% of women who experienced sexual abuse, seek any kind of help. Source: UN Women
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30% of victims don’t tell anyone. Fuente: CLACAI

In #YoDigoNoMás we fight to counteract these shocking figures by serving as a space to make visible the pain that many victims keep silent, and becoming that voice of support, so that survivors can break the silence, and ending the silent pandemic of sexual abuse.
Stopping the chain of abuse is everyone ‘s commitment. Whoever has been abused has a high probability of becoming an abuser. Our movement is in charge of giving voice to your story and thus preventing others from going through the same situation.

Our past, present and future

After the publication of the book #YoDigoNoMás, in which our founder breaks the silent about her own experience as a survivor of child sexual abuse, this wonderful work becomes the movement that today serves as a platform to break the chains of sexual abuse in the world.
In addition, the #YoDigoNoMás movement arises as a response to the violence and systematic abuse suffered by the migrant community in the United States, particularly Hispanics. This community has been historically violated and the accompaniment it has received in the face of traumatic situations of abuse is almost nil.
Victims have rights regardless of their place of origin. Today, the achievements of the movement have been many.

We have reached such important spaces as the screens in Times Square, to bring to the world our message of struggle, strength, and resilience to support survivors of sexual abuse. We have launched the #YoDigoNoMás Talk Show, a space where survivors can raise their voices and share their stories of overcoming abuse with the world, to prevent this problem  from continuing to affect more victims globally. Day and night, we work hard to support anyone who has suffered any kind of abuse. Therefore, we are currently designing the programs that, in the near future, will allow us to help hundreds of victims and survivors, to initiate a process of integral healing and say NO MORE to abuse.

Get to know our history

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  • 2020

    Maria Trusa publishes the book #YoDigoNoMás, telling her story as a survivor of sexual abuse.

  • 2020

    The virtual and in-person launch of the #YoDigoNoMás movement takes place.

  • 2021

    Launching of the first season of the Talk Show #YoDigoNoMás, the space where survivors of abuse raise their voices to combat sexual abuse.

  • 2021

    The message of the #YoDigoNoMás movement hits the screens in Times Square.

  • 2021

    The IRS recognizes the #YoDigoNoMás movement as a non-profit organization.

  • 2022

    Launching of the second season of the Talk Show #YoDigoNoMás, with new guests sharing their story to raise their voice against sexual abuse.

  • 2022

    The Talk Show #YoDigoNoMás exceeds 100k views on the YouTube channel.

  • 2022

    The movement organizes the ‘I Say No More to Sexual Violence’ march, scheduled for April 30 in Yonkers, New York.

They have said No more

Our movement has a sign that expresses the rejection of all forms of abuse that threaten the integrity of women, men, girls and boys around the world. By crossing their arms, these people join the voice of survivors to break the chains of this silent pandemic and say No More to sexual abuse.

Become a donor

Thousands of voices speaking as one can achieve amazing things. We invite you to join the #YoDigoNoMas (#ISayNoMore) movement with a donation supporting the development of a variety of programs to aid survivors of abuse.