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 is to promote Gender Equity and Equality  in the  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.

The University of Jaffna  promotes  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.

Our Vision

The gender-responsive university with zero tolerance towards SGBV

Our Mission

To enable a gender-responsive environment and to integrate gender into the functions of the University in order to attain GEE and gender empowerment to achieve zero-tolerance against SGBV

Preventing Sexual and Gender - Based Violence (SGBV)

Strategies for Universities

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News and Events

February 27, 2022

Exploring Gender: A Dialogue in English and Tamil

February 27, 2022

One Billion Rising 2022: An Artistic uprising A Global Campaign to end violence against women and girls

December 26, 2021

Awards Ceremony: Essay Competition on Eliminating Violence Against Women

November 16, 2021

Essay Competition – CGEE

July 26, 2021

The second meeting of CGEE

June 14, 2021

Awareness sessions on GEE

February 10, 2021

First meeting of the first committee of CGEE /UOJ

December 4, 2019

Sensitization Programme on GEE & Prevention of SGBV in Higher Educational Institutions