Research

ACTIVITIES
The main activities of CEGRAD revolve around Research, Advocacy, and Outreach and Documentation of gender related issues.

RESEARCH

The research activities of CEGRAD include the following:

  1. Facilitate and monitor the institutionalization and accountability of key actors atUCC for women’s rights and gender equality initiatives
  2. Conduct periodic gender audit of university programmes and activities
  3. Generate and disseminate information on gender dynamics at UCC to key stake holders
  4. Conduct research in the fields of women’s rights and gender equality using integrated approaches
  5. Publish periodicals, books, newsletters and centre reports
  6. Set up a store of documents in hard and soft form on gender and womenResearch Activities Undertaken by the Centre from 2013-2017
  7. Gaining an understanding of Gender Based Violence in Ghana (2017) 
  8. Women’s Empowerment for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods: Voices from Selected Communities in Ghana (2017) funded by the International Centre for Development and Decent Work (ICDD) and the Directorate for Research, Innovation and Consultancy (DRIC), University of Cape Coast 
  9. Gender Equality and Women’s Rights in Rural Livelihoods: Evidence from Selected Asian and African Countries (2016) funded by the International Centre for Development and Decent Work (ICDD)
  10. Collaborative research on Gender Orders and Higher Education in the University of Cape Coast’s College of Distance Education (2016) funded by College of Distance Education, University of Cape Coast
  11. Rural Urban Linkages: Precarious Urban Work and Precarious Rural Livelihood connections in South Africa and Ghana (2016), funded by the International Centre for Development and Decent Work (ICDD)
  12. Men, Gender Equality and Parental Leave Systems (2015) funded by the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
  13. Gender Equality and women’s rights in rural livelihoods in Ghana and Pakistan (2015), funded by the International Centre for Development and Decent Work (ICDD)
  14. Organizing Non Standard Workers in Ghana, South Africa and India: Oil Palm Plantation (2014) workers funded by the International Centre for Development and Decent Work (ICDD)
  15. Organizing Non standard Workers in Ghana, South Africa and India: Domestic Workers (2014), funded by the International Centre for Development and Decent Work (ICDD)
  16. Gender Analysis workshop training workshop
    • Academic staff and Graduate students of the University of Cape Coast (2014)
    • Field Assistants towards the research  on Gender Orders and Higher Education in the University of Cape Coast’s College of Distance Education (2016)Research Based Consultancy
  17. Evaluation of Gender Aspects of Agricultural Intensification Practices in Northern Ghana, Undertaken for Africa Research in Sustainable Intensification for the Next Generation (RISING) of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (2016)