Objectives of the Center

    • To assist the Standing Committee on Gender Equity/Equality in the facilitation of the establishment/ development of appropriate structures/systems on Gender Equity / Equality in Universities and HEIs,
    • To house and implement a mechanism of redress for sexual and gender-based violence in universities located at the University Grants Commission,
    • To assist the Standing Committee on Gender Equity / Equality in strengthening grievance redress procedures related to sexual and gender-based violence in Sri Lankan Universities,
    • To assist the Standing Committee on Gender Equity / Equality on monitoring and supporting Universities and HEIs in implementing of UGC policy on Gender Equity and Equality,
    • To facilitate expertise on Gender Equity / Equality to develop university curricula and research, and contribute other gender-related inputs to the University Community.
    • To conduct training for university staff, students and communities on Gender Equity / Equality,
    • To assist the Standing Committee on Gender Equity / Equality develop UGC policy on Gender Equity and Equality in Sri Lankan Universities and HEIs, and
    • To facilitate the review UGC policies and programs from a perspectives of Gender Equity / Equality.