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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)

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News and Events

1st Research Symposium on Gender Equity and Equality (RSGEE)2022

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The first research symposium on gender equity and equality (RSGEE-2022)  was organised by the Centre for Gender Equity and Equality (CGEE), university of Jaffna in collaboration with the United Nations…

CGEE in collaboration with Active citizen Project -Formation of the child protection club

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Working with students, teachers, and parents of J/Navatkuli Maha Vidyalayam  has created a great impact which finally brings all the stakeholders of the project by creating a ‘CHILD PROTECTION CLUB”…

CGEE in collaboration with Steps Towards Change: formation of a child Protection club

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Formation of a child Protection club Working with students, teachers and parents of J/Navatkuli Maha Vidyalayam  has created a great impact which finally bring all the stake holders of the…

Steps Towards Change: An empowerment journey addressing SGBV against school children

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competitions on essay writing, poetry writing, and drawing were conducted among school children in 4 levels (Division 1,2,3&4) at the school and two competitions were conducted (poetry and poster) virtually…

Awareness Programmes to the Students and Teachers: J/Navatkuli Maha Vidyalayam

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Awareness Programmes to the Students and Teachers: J/Navatkuli Maha Vidyalayam The awareness programmes of this project were conducted as participatory and based on adult learning principles at Navatkuli Mahavidyalayam. It…

Awareness Programmes for the Library Staff 

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Awareness Programmes for the Library Staff  CGEE organized two days awareness programmes to the Library staff on 9th and 10th of March at the library Auditorium from 8.30 AM to…

Training session for the subcommittee members

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Training session for the subcommittee members   CGEE conducted nine hours of virtual training sessions for subcommittee members of the CGEE from the 10th of July to the 29th of…

International Women’s day Celebration on 8th of March 2022

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International women day -celebrated by the Center for Gender Equity and Equality in collaboration with District Secretariat- Kilinochchi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), and Jaffna social Action Centre…

Networking Donors and Women in Need -The follow up of International Women’s day celebration

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CGEE celebrated women’s day on the 8th of March 2022. As a follow-up to this event, CGEE has initiated a programme ‘networking the Donors and women in need’. In this…

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

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Violence against women is considered not only as a national, ethnic, tribal or religious issue but also as a global phenomenon which has to be eliminated and prevented and for…

Awards Ceremony: Essay Competition on Eliminating Violence Against Women

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CGEE/UoJ, congratulates the winners of the essay competition on 'Eliminating violence against women' conducted by CGEE, UoJ. This competition was sponsored by Organization for Elangai Refugees Rehabilitation (OfERR). Tamil Medium…

Essay Competition – CGEE

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Essay  Competition - CGEE Centre for Gender Equity & Equality (CGEE), in collaboration with Organisation for Elangai Refugees Rehabilitation (OfERR Ceylon), has organized an essay competition (in three languages Tamil, Sinhala, and…

Forth coming Events

Events

The 2nd Seminar of the Gender Matters Series: Gender and the Economy

  Gender relations structure our day-to-day experiences, whether at home, in the classroom, workplace, or…
Events

School level awareness programme -Drug addiction and SGBV

Events

Drawing competition and Mega Exhibition

CGEE in collaboration with  UNDP and JSAC organizes a drawing competition in 2022 and a…