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Gender-Based Violence Prevention

GEC Take Back The Night Candleight Vigil

Gender-based Violence, including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, & stalking, is far too common on university campuses nationwide, including ours. Join the Gender + Equality Center's efforts to end gender-based violence on our campus through various awareness & prevention programs and events, all year long!

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Our Voice

Our Voice is OU's active bystander intervention campaign. The mission of the Our Voice campaign is to educate the campus community on the realities of gender-based violence and how to intervene when they encounter problematic behavior or instances of sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, or stalking. Learn More

Take Back The Night

Take Back the Night is an annual event hosted by the Gender + Equality Center to raise awareness about sexual violence and to give victims and survivors of sexual violence an opportunity to share their story. Take Back The Night's mission is to end sexual, relationship, and domestic violence in all forms.

The event includes a keynote speaker, a survivor speakout, candleight vigil, and a march around campus.

2018 Take Back The Night

Wednesday, October 3
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Unity Garden, South Oval

7:00 PM | Keynote Speaker
7:30 PM | Survivor Speakout
8:00 PM | March

Take Back The Night
White Ribbon Campaign 2018. Wearing a White Ribbon is a pledge by men to never commit, condone, or remain silent about sexual violence. Mack Mock, President, National Pan-hellenic Council.

White Ribbon Campaign

The White Ribbon Campaign is an annual campaign featuring male students, faculty, and staff at the University of Oklahoma who have taken the pledge to never commit, condone, or remain silent about sexual violence. Learn More

Know someone who should be featured in this year's campaign? Nominate him by emailing gec@ou.edu!