Violence Against Women Prevention Program
The Violence Against Women Prevention Program is a resource and victim services center working to prevent violent crimes against women, particularly domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Our services are available for University of Guam students, staff, faculty, and members of their families.
All of our services are confidential. Information is released only through the client’s consent.
"Violence against women is one of the major public health and human rights problems in the world today. It is a universal phenomenon, which cuts across boundaries of culture or class and which affects millions of women worldwide. Its serious consequences on the health and well-being of women and their children compel us to act towards its immediate prevention and elimination."
- The World Health Organization's Multi-Country Study on Women’s Health and Domestic Violence Against Women
The Violence Against Women Prevention Program was created in 2007 through a federally
funded grant awarded to the University of Guam by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.
The aim of the Violence Against Women Prevention Program is to address the prevention
of violent crimes against women on campus, particularly domestic violence, dating
violence, sexual assault, and stalking and to provide services for victims of these