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CEGRAD

Centre for Gender Research, Advocacy and Documentation

The Mission of CEGRAD

The mission of CEGRAD is to engage in theory and practice to position the University of Cape Coast as a leader in gender equality and women’s rights within the academy and beyond

Vision of CEGRAD

CEGRAD was set up with the vision to create a safe, creative and inclusive space where gender and women’s rights are fully protected.

 

Core Values of CEGRAD

Create a gender equal and inclusive learning and work environment

Ensure equal opportunities for all constituents in the university

MANDATE OF CEGRAD

Centre for Gender Research, Advocacy and Documentation

The mandate of CEGRAD includes to:

  • operate as a Research, Advocacy and Documentation focal point on Gender and Women Studies
  • ensure adherence to gender sensitivity in the university wide policy and programmes
  • support faculties, schools and institutes to engender their taught programmes and teaching approaches
  • offer a framework for monitoring adherence to gender sensitivity in policymaking and for feedback on effort at promoting gender equality at UCC 
  • facilitate the protection of women’s rights and the promotion of gender equity at UCC and beyond
  • coordinate relations within and beyond UCC for the promotion of gender interests

Core Activities & Mandate

CEGRAD has five core strategic priority areas for 2019 to 2022. These are:

Key Strategic Areas: Priority 1

Strengthen Teaching and Research in the Area of Gender

Key Strategic Areas: Priority 2

Create Conducive Environment for Teaching, Learning and Work

Key Strategic Areas: Priority 3

Staff Development

Key Strategic Areas: Priority 4

Seek Opportunities that will Enhance the Centre's Growth Through Public Engagement

Key Strategic Areas: Priority 5

Monitor Adherence to Engender University Policies and Activities 

Other Services of CEGRAD

Sexual Harassment Reporting

You can use this medium to get help for a sexual harassment

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