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Gender-Based Violence

This guide highlights library resources on gender-based violence.


This guide highlights light resources on gender-based violence including recommended books and databases for researching the topic. The University of Delaware is home to the Center for the Study and Prevention of Gender-Based Violence. Review their page to learn more about community partners, national resources, and on-campus resources

Selected Books

Recommended Databases

Finding Books and Articles

When searching for books and articles, consider the following keywords:

  • gender-based violence
  • intimate partner violence
  • domestic violence
  • family violence
  • abused women
  • battered women
  • sexual violence
  • sexualized violence 
  • violence prevention
  • violence against women
  • violence against transgender people
  • gender justice
  • crimes against women
  • sexual harassment of women
  • human trafficking
  • sex trafficking