UNIVERSITY OF DAR ES SALAAM
INSTITUTE OF GENDER STUDIES (IGS)

Achievements

  • Integration of Gender mainstreaming in academia
  • Developing gender sensitive policies (UDSM Gender policy 2006, Anti-sexual Harassment Policy, 2018).
  • Support gender sensitivity among students: UDSM Gender Club.
  • Affirmative Action for increasing female students’ enrolment at the University of Dar es Salaam.
  • Gender research in various development aspects.
  • Outreach programmes to sensitise and empower girls in urban and rural secondary schools.
  • Established Gender Focal Points in all UDSM units.