Welcome to IGDPS

The mandate of Institute of Gender Diversity & Peace Studies (IGDPS) is to mainstream gender in all the Universities’ programmes and activities. IGDPS discharges this mandate through capacity building and training programmes.The Institute of Gender Diversity & Peace Studies (IGDPS) has the mandate from the university to implement performance contract targets under gender mainstreaming and disability mainstreaming.

Gender mainstreaming

IGDPS board which draws representation from all sections of the university as each school through the dean  nominates a  representative to the board. The non academic sections also nominates a representative through the section head. The role of the board is to give policy direction with respect to implementation and planning of the university gender policy and the targets as set out in the performance contract as spelt out each financial year. The board is chaired by the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics, Research, Extension & Student Affairs).

Disability mainstreaming

The university is expected to mainstream disability into its activities and programs.  The disability committee is established in line with the requirements spelt out in the performance contract. The role of the disability committee is to plan, monitor and advise on matters related to disability mainstreaming within the university. The disability committee is chaired by the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics, Research, Extension & Student Affairs).

 "To be an advocate and a promoter of gender equity for the benefit of social justice"

"To advocate, develop and promote gender equity in all aspects of life through education, research and collaboration and linkages at local, national, regional and international levels. "

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Director - Institute for Gender, Diversity & Peace Studies,
Moi University
P.O. Box 3900-30100

Email: directorigerd@mu.ac.ke

Website: https://igerd.mu.ac.ke/

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