Gender Violence Prevention & Education

Gender Violence Prevention and Education (GVPE) covers a range of topics from sexual health, pleasure, and consent to harm reduction and active bystander skills. Staffed by a professional staff coordinator, graduate interns, or fellows, GVPE provides active bystander training (Intervene: DU), community education, and prevention outreach on gender-based violence.

We use "gender violence" as an umbrella term to talk about sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking, and sexual harassment. Anyone can be a victim of gender violence regardless of gender, sexual orientation, race, age, class, strength, size, appearance, etc.

If you would like more information about GVPE efforts at DU, please contact HCC Thrive at

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All students must be aware of what does and does not constitute consent.

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Active Bystander

At DU, we intervene when we see a community member in need of support or when a situation does not fit our values.

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Prevention & Education Requirements

DU requires all incoming students to participate in our Gender Violence Prevention and Education program.

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For Parents & Family

DU Health Promotion provides your student a number of resources and opportunities to get involved, as well as helpful tips and guidance for parents to facilitate conversation about gender violence prevention.

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Get Involved

From participating in workshops to becoming a Peer Educator, DU offers a variety of ways for students to get involved in gender violence prevention.

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