Relationship and Sexual Violence Resources


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention | Publishes “Sexual Violence on Campus: A Summary of CDC Activities” and “Sexual Violence on Campus: Strategies for Prevention.”

National Sexual Violence Resource Center | The NSVRC collects information and resources to assist those working to prevent sexual violence and to improve resources, outreach and response strategies. This resource section includes access to NSVRC collections and selected online resources.

U.S. Department of Education. Campus Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool | The Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool is brought to you by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education. This analysis cutting tool was designed to provide rapid customized reports for public inquiries relating to campus crime and fire data.

Violence Against Women NET | A project of the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence that is home to thousands of materials on gender-based violence and related issues.


Wash U Tasks Force on Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence | This report, produced in 2015, summarizes current efforts in the areas of sexual assault and relationship violence, provides recommendations for future work, and submits suggestions for evaluation and implementation of these recommendations.

Wash U Report on the AAU Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Sexual Misconduct | This report describes the results of the 2015 Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Sexual Misconduct administered at the Washington University in St. Louis. The survey was designed to address the concerns related to the incidence and prevalence of sexual assault and sexual misconduct at Washington University in St. Louis. Twenty seven universities in total participated this survey. For overview of the national statistics among institutions of higher education, please see AAU Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Sexual Misconduct.


Center for Violence & Injury Prevention | CVIP aims to promote healthy young families and healthy young adults by advancing evidence-based violence prevention through a range of education, research, and training activities. CVIP convenes topical research groups, sponsor lectures and hold local brown bag discussions.

Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies | The WGSS Department has “emphasized the importance of gender to such disciplines and interdisciplinary programs as philosophy, psychology, history, education, law, architecture, art history and archaeology, anthropology, political science, international studies, American culture studies, and studies in culture and languages.” WGSS holds series events related.

Gender Based Violence Research Database | The database is a “collaborative effort at Washington University in St. Louis’s Humanities Digital Workshop (HDW) involving Jami Ake, a faculty member of the Interdisciplinary Project in the Humanities and the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program, and Michael Dango, a post-baccalaureate fellow in the HDW.” Jami and Michael, along with Wash U students developed this searchable and accessible tool to help researchers, practitioners, and the general public access scholarly and non-scholarly resources that discuss gender and sexuality-based violence.

WUSTL Online Library Guide | This library guide, developed by Lori Siegel at the Brown School, includes selected search terms related to relationship and sexual violence across the life span. It also includes selected books available at WUSTL libraries. Please stay tuned for a Becker Medical Library recommended resources tab.


Gender Equity and Title IX Compliance Office | “Title IX is a Federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs and activities receiving Federal financial assistance. Sexual harassment may constitute a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX. It is important to understand the definition of sexual harassment includes sexual violence.”

For more policy information, view WashU’s Discrimination and Harassment Policy, University Student Conduct Code (USCC), and Non-Discrimination Statement.

University Sexual Harassment Investigative Board (USHIB) | “The USHIB is comprised of faculty, staff, and students appointed by the Chancellor and trained to investigate complaints involving allegations of sexual assault. The USHIB investigates and decides how the university will resolve complaints referred to it by the University’s Title IX Coordinator or the Student Conduct Administrator and may impose sanctions, including those identified in the Student Judicial Code, up to and including suspension and expulsion.For more information, visit the Gender Equity and Title IX Compliance Office website.

Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention Center | “The RSVP Center is a community health resource committed to prevention education, as well as response, support and empowerment for victims of relationship and sexual violence.” For more information on support and reporting (confidential and non-confidential) options for sexual harassment, sexual violence, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking, view the Sexual Assault Resource Table.