Welcome to the CGEE

The Centre for Gender Equity/Equality is the implementation arm of the UGC Standing Committee on Gender Equity/Equality. The Standing Committee is the standard setter, policy maker, regulator and arbitrator of UGC policy on gender equity / equality in Sri Lankan universities. The Centre for Gender Equity/Equality is headed by a Director and administrative staff who reports back to the Standing Committee.

Ensuring that the HEIs under the purview of the UGC have the institutional capability to ensure a conducive, gender-just working and learning environment to all its members and are recognized for their excellent practices.

The Goal of the Centre Gender Equity/Equality to promote Gender Equity/Equality in Sri Lankan universities 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