1 in 4
Did you know that in the United States will experience abuse in their lifetime? Click here to watch Mary Kay's new video revealing some of the stories behind this startling statistic. If you or someone you know needs help, send the text "loveis" to 22522.
Learn more about the brave women featured in the 1 in 4 video.
2015 Truth About Abuse Survey Results
Awareness isn’t enough to stop abuse. Mary Kay's sixth annual Truth About Abuse survey reveals that Americans’ awareness of domestic violence is on the rise. The survey also reveals Americans believe increased education on healthy relationships can make a difference and millennials show confidence that the U.S. can end domestic abuse for the next generation.
Mary Kay is redefining what it means to “man up”
by encouraging men to be positive role models.
Don’t Look Away campaign
Mary Kay is the lead sponsor of the loveisrespect text for help service – the nation’s first texting program designed to help young people with healthy dating and relationships. If you or someone you know is experiencing abuse and needs help, send the text “loveis” to 22522. Standard text messaging rates apply.
Alpha Chi Omega
Mary Kay and Alpha Chi Omega are in partnership to provide education and prevention tools to members of the sorority and their campus communities across the United States. Social media and engagement campaigns, palm cards and resources will help even more young people understand the warning signs of an abusive relationship and to pledge with us – to not look away from abuse.
Demonstration video of text for help service
Mary Kay is lobbying for legislation to help domestic violence survivors and victims.
Learn more about Mary Kay’s programs – Pink Changing Lives.
2014 Truth About Abuse Survey Results
Silence speaks volumes. Mary Kay surveyed more than 500 young men and women nationwide who anonymously shared their experiences with dating abuse including emotional, sexual, physical and digital abuse. The survey, among other key findings, aimed to understand how long teens and young adults suffering from abuse wait before they reach out for help.
Is Your Relationship Healthy – Connect with loveisrespect.org
- Chat with a peer advocate on the website loveisrespect.org
- Take the Healthy Relationship quiz.
- Learn about the 10 warning signs of an abusive relationship.
- Send the text “loveis” to 22522.
Mary Kay proudly supports
A Legacy of Giving
Mary Kay Ash founded her dream Company on the Golden Rule: Treat others the way you want to be treated. That’s why we’re committed to changing the lives of women and children around the world. We call it Pink Changing Lives®.