Gender Equality and Anti-Discrimination Programmes

The Gender Equality and Anti-Discrimination Office (GEAD) does Advocacy and Training on Anti-Discrimination and Sexual Equity, Constitutional rights, LGBTIQ+ awareness, Gender transformation, Safe Space training, Diversity and Sensitivity training.

Contact: Any of the GEAD officers on the three respective campuses

  • Safety Zone Training
  •  Gender Sensitisation
  • Sexuality Sensitisation
  • Sexual harassment training
  • GEAD induction

Partners: Free State Rainbow seeds (LGBTQIA NGO and NPO), Organisation that support MSM.

Mainly conducts the sexuality sensitisation

Commission for Gender Equality(CGE): Statutory watchdog. Chapter 9 Institution.

The CGE, as a Chapter 9 institution, has a constitutional mandate to promote the protection, development, and attainment of gender equality. This constitutional obligation mandates the CGE to monitor and hold any entity within a public or private sector, accountable to their Constitutional obligations.

  • South African Human Rights Commission: Chapter 9 institution.
  • Father a nation: Partner in our positive Masculinities Project.
  • Sonke Gender Justice: Partner in our positive Masculinities Project.
  • Centre for Gender and Africa Studies (UFS).
  • Partner in the SAAGS (Southern African Association for Gender Studies)
  • Department of Sociology. Partner in our positive Masculinities Project.

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