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​​​​Welcome to the Center for the Study and Prevention​ of

​​Gender-Based Violence


​​​​​​Gender-based Violence in S​​​ports database

Faculty in the Center for the Study and Prevention of Gender-Based Violence maintains the Gender-Based Violence in Sports Database to enhance access to information on occurrences and outcomes of gender-based violence in professional and collegiate athletics. 

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Giving Tuesday

The Tuesday after Thanksgiving our community will come together for GivingTuesday, a global day of philanthropy. You can explore projects featured in the college including research and experiential learning opportunities​.

Addressing Gender-Based Violence

UD to host national conference on Sept. 28 and 29

Solitary confinement

UD professors’ research shows U.S. prison system can perpetuate racism

Equitable Approaches:
Addressing Gender-Based Violence Through Scholarship, Advocacy, and Activism​

The Center for the Study and Prevention of Gender-Based ​Violence at the University of Delaware is hosting its inaugural national conference, “Equitable Approaches: Addressing Gender-Based Violence through Scholarship, Advocacy, and Activism” September 28-29, 2023,​ in Newark, Delaware.​


As a scholarly community aimed at understanding and ameliorating the causes and effects of gender-based violence, the Center for the Study and Prevention of Gender-Based Violence supports faculty fellows, post-doctoral scholars and graduate and undergraduate research assistants.​

Professional​ Development

The Center provides training to students and professionals for victim-service work and prevention practices, hosts an annual advocate-in-residence and provides career development opportunities for both students and professionals in the field.


The Center sustains public engagement and collaboration with regional and national practitioners by partnerships with national gender-based violence organizations, offering robust public and campus programming through major events and placing University of Delaware students in local and national service organizations for professional practicums.