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`பொருளாதார நெருக்கடியின் பாலினப்பரிமானங்கள்’

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`பொருளாதார நெருக்கடியின் பாலினப்பரிமானங்கள் `என்னும் தலைப்பில்   தமிழ் மொழியில் உரையாடல் ஒன்று 14ம் திகதி மார்கழி 2022  பெற்றது. இதில் செல்வி உதயனி நவரட்ணம், கலாநிதி அகிலன் கதிர்காமர், கலாநிநி லோகா பிரதீபன் ஆகியோர் வளவாளர்களாக கலந்து கொண்டனர்.  பால்நிலை ஒப்புரவு மற்றும் சமத்துவத்துக்கான மையத்தின் , கல்வி மற்றும் ஆராய்ச்சிக்கான உப குழுவானது மாதந்தோறும் நடாத்தும்  `பால்நிலை` பற்றிய கருத்தரங்கின் இரண்டாவது அமர்வாக இது நடைபெற்றது. சுமார் 65 பேர் இந்நிகழ்வில் பங்குபற்றினார்கள்.

AN AWARENESS DIALOGUE ON REPRODUCTIVE WELL-BEING

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An awareness dialogue on reproductive well-being was held on the 21st of December 2022 at the Library Auditorium from 2 pm to 4pm Dr.Guruparan, certified specialist in obstetrics and Gynaecology, Senior Lecturer, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, faculty of medicine was the resource person in this workshop.  This dialogue covered important topics such as pre-conceptional care, Antenatal care, Menstrual Health, Contraception, and Sexually transmitted infections in reproductive well-being. 91 students and staff participated in this awareness dialogue.

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 Development Programmes (UNDP) on 28th of October 2022. This symposium was organised under the sphere of the Jaffna University international research conference (JUICe 2022) on the theme ‘sustainable development through gender equity and equality. The first lady Maithree Wickramasinghe , the Chair and Senior Professor of English at the Department of English University of Kelaniya and the founding Director of the Centre for Gender Studies at the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, and the  Visiting Professor at the Centre for Higher Education and Equity Research (CHEER), University of Sussex, United Kingdom, addressed  a key note on the theme “Sustainable Development through Gender Equity and Equality in the New Normal – An Ontological Perspective”. Senior Professor G.Migunthan introduced the remarks about the key note speaker.

A panel discussion was apprehended on the topic of ‘Gender and politics’, Prof Surenthirakumaran Dean, Faculty of Medicine contributed as the moderator of the panel discussion. Dr. Pavithra Jeyawardena, Department of International Relations, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo, Dr. Sivagnanam Jeyasankar, Department of Fine Arts, Faculty of Arts and Culture, Eastern University, Mrs. Rubawathy Ketheeswaran, District Secretary, District Secretariat, Kilinochchi, Mr. Jude Walton, Project Manager, United Nations Development Programme, Mr. Nadarajah Sukirtharaj, Coordinator, JSAC were the panellists of this discussion.  A Drama “tUtP…Nuh!!!” staged by the Department of Fine Arts, and a welcome dance performed by the department of dance, Faculty of Sir Pon Ramanathan Performing and Visual Arts, University of Jaffna.

There were two invited speeches articulated at the two tracks in the evening session. “Higher education attainment and low labour force participation of Sri Lankan women: Addressing the paradox in gender equality and equitywas articulated by Dr. Kumudika Boyagoda Department of Demography, Faculty of Art, University of Colombo. “Women and Unpaid Labour” was delivered by Prof. Pavithra Kailasapathy Department of Human Resources Management, Faculty of Management and Finance, University of Colombo. Track A was chaired by Ms.S.Thushani, Former working committee chairman and the head of the Department of Law, and Ms.N.Uthayani Women development officer, Kilinochchi District and the external member of CGEE.  At the Track A, eight research papers were presented in Tamil language. Track B was chaired by Prof.G.Kajapathy , the former research and education committee chairperson, and Prof. Rathyrani Yogendrarajah, Head, Department of Financial Management, Faculty of Management Studies. 10 research papers were presented in English language in the Track B. United Nations Development Programme and the Jaffna Social Action centre facilitated for financial assistance and logistic arrangements. Academic, non-academic, and academic support staff, CGEE’s present members, former members, council members, staff of UNDP, JSAC, OFERR Ceylon, Women counsellors, women development officers, local governance authorities, students participated in this symposium.

Drawing competition and Mega Exhibition

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CGEE in collaboration with  UNDP and JSAC organizes a drawing competition in 2022 and a mega exhibition in 2023. drawings are invited from artists in different categories in Sri Lanka. valuable prizes will be awarded to the winners.

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” with the stakeholders as members: Director, Centre for Gender Equity and Equality, University of Jaffna, Grama Servaga of Navatkuli, Women Development officer, Child protection officer, lawyer of the area, the Police officer (Chavakachcheri) , Medical officer (MOH Chavakachcheri), Public Health Inspector, a representative from active citizens, school principal, the teacher in charge, student representative and  Old student of the school.

 

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 project by creating a ‘CHILD PROTECTION CLUB” with the stake holders as members: Director, Centre for Gender Equity and Equality, University of Jaffna, Grama Servaga of Navatkuli, Women Development officer, Child protection officer, lawyer of the area, Police officer (Chavakachcheri) , Medical officer (MOH Chavakachcheri), Public Health Inspector, representative from active citizens, school principal, teacher in charge, student representative and  Old student of the school.

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 included role plays, discussions, brainstorming, group work and energizers to encourage the participants (students, teachers and parents) to relax, express themselves freely, give honest feedback and foster a climate of unity and enjoyment through the workshops.