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Gender-based Violence

Gender-based Violence, including sexual violence, relationship violence, stalking and harassment, is far too common on university campuses nationwide, including ours. Join the Gender + Equality Center in our mission to end gender-based violence at the University of Oklahoma.

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Have you experienced sexual violence, relationship violence, stalking and/or harassment? Our OU Advocates team is here to help. OU Advocates is a 24/7 helpline and support service for anyone in our OU community experiencing gender-based violence. We are a free and confidential resource on campus. To learn more about the services offered by OU Advocates, click here.

Learn More

What is gender-based violence and why does it happen? How do you define consent, and what constitutes sexual assault? How do I know if my relationship is healthy? What are the warning signs of an abusive dating relationship? What are my options if myself or a friend experiences sexual violence, dating violence, stalking and/or harassment? How can I play a role in ending gender-based violence on our campus? Find all of the answers to these questions and more in our Learn More section.