Welcome to Centre for Gender Equity & Equality

Who We Are ?

University of Jaffna is the largest among the Sri Lankan Universities to take initiative to establish GEE Cell with the intention of instituting socially and gender-sensitive University sub-culture and an environment of freedom and security that allows students and all University staff to pursue their study and work without discrimination and oppression.

The Goal of the Centre, Gender Equity and Equality to promote in university of Jaffna by facilitating the establishment of gender sensitive university cultures and university environments which allow students and university staff (academic/ administrative/ support) to pursue their work without oppression and discrimination.

This University of Jaffna to promote equality between women and men and to eliminate unlawful discrimination and harassment and to provide an inclusive working, learning and social environment in which rights and dignity of all its staff and students are respected to assist them in reaching their full potential. The University will work to remove any barriers which might deter people of the highest ability from applying to university of Jaffna as a staff or students.

 Our Vision

The gender-responsive university with zero tolerance towards SGBV

Our Mission

The enable a gender-responsive environment & to integrate gender onto the functions of the university in order to attain GEE & gender empowerment to achieve zero tolerance against SGBV

Preventing Sexual and Gender - Based Violence (SGBV)

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