Tel: +94 55 2226622

Centre for Gender Equity and Equality


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CONTACT US

Centre for Gender Equity and Equality
Uva Wellassa University,
Badulla 


mailto: dircgee@uwu.ac.lk
Tel: +94 55 2226622 

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Vision

A university with gender sensitive working and learning environment to all its members and are recognized for their excellent practices, with zero tolerance towards SGBV

Objective:

to ensure equal opportunities and terms for both genders among the university community while creating gender sensitive environment within the university with zero tolerance towards sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV).
Stipulated key functions of the CGEE

• Developing gender-sensitive university culture and university environment.
• Promoting harmonious relations between different categories of staff and students at UWU
• Monitoring in implementing the policy on GEE at the institutional level.
• Conducting awareness programs/training for staff and students – during orientation / induction to students / staff.
• Identifying ways of preventing SGBV within the university.
• Empowering students and staff to prevent and respond to SGBV.
• Inquiring SGBV and proposing to university councils for disciplinary actions to offenders and facilities to victims.
• Disseminating information about GEE policies and GEE activities by posting / circulating relevant material through relevant channels to the university community.
• Facilitating to develop university curricula and research, and contribute other gender-related inputs to the University Community.
• Ensuring transparency, equal opportunities and equal treatment for all, both in relation to the appointment of positions, recruitments, employment and career development.
• Developing and maintaining a mechanism of redress for SGBV within the university.