Gender Mainstreaming Office (GMO) is a unit under the Office of the Vice-Chancellor University of Ibadan. The office was set up to promote gender balance and harmony between both genders in the University community to ensure a safe and peaceful campus for promotion of academic excellence and development required for University of Ibadan to retain its lead as the foremost higher institution in Nigeria.
In furtherance of this mission, the GMO:
1. Organises sensitization workshops for staff, students and service providers of the University to create awareness on the gender policy and sexual harassment policy of the University
2. Organises Personality lectures/ Town hall meeting for staff and students for motivation towards excellence (Work ethics, study ethics, harmonious relationships), etc
3. Operates a platform for resolution of gender-based conflicts which could otherwise result in bad publicity for the University
4. Gather and evaluate information on gender based issues in the community to inform reconfiguration of policy and outreach
OFFICE: GMO is currently located in Room 5, Student Affairs Complex, University of Ibadan.
You are heartily welcome for a visit. Call: 08023415316/08023387139
The University of Ibadan is committed to the attainment of gender equity. To this end, the University shall stimulate and nurture a gender friendly space to ensure the integrity and dignity of staff, students, service providers and other members of the university community.
The University’s Gender Policy provides an institutional framework for all programmes and projects so that all stakeholders in the community can benefit from the initiative. It provides the bench- mark by which the laws governing the institution, relations between members of the university community, its activities in research, teaching, resource mobilization, welfare services and community involvement will be evaluated. The Gender Policy shall apply to, all staff of the University, all students of the University, all contractors of and service providers, all visitors to the University and other groups of persons in the University, including but not limited to children, wards, and other dependants of staff.
The University shall cultivate and maintain a working and learning environment that reflects respect for the dignity of all members of its community, thereby stimulating and supporting an environment free of sexual harassment.
The University is committed to ensuring a safe space for members of the community – students, staff, service providers and all persons through clearly stated policies and guidelines that shall inform the conduct of personal, professional and corporate activities on its campus.
The University considers any act of sexual harassment as gross violation of the fundamental human rights of the victim and academic freedom in the case of students. Such actions affect the integrity of the University culture, and serve as potential threats to the attainment of academic excellence and institutional goals. The University is therefore committed to eliminating every form of sexual harassment and dealing promptly and decisively with all reported cases.