Gender Equity Office The Gender Equity Office (GEO) is a holistic, autonomous and integrated office that deals with all aspects of gender based harm and the advancement of gender equity. Contact Us
Gender Equity Office The Gender Equity Office (GEO) is a holistic, autonomous and integrated office that deals with all aspects of gender based harm and the advancement of gender equity. Contact Us
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Gender Equity Office

The Gender Equity Office (GEO) offers its services free of charge to all staff and students of the University. We provide the following services:

  • Collects and tracks all GBH-related complaints across the university and analyses trends to inform and improve intervention initiatives;
  • Provides a safe and confidential space with full-time counselling support to complainants and victims of GBH;
  • Confidentially advises complainants and victims of GBH of their options;
  • Oversees an independent disciplinary procedure for formal complaints against staff or students accused of GBH;
  • Engages actively in advocacy around gender equality.

Gender-Based Harm (GBH) includes the following:

Sexism / unfair discrimination based on gender or sexual orientation;
Sexual harassment, sexual assault and rape;
Abuse of power and conflict or interest based on sexual/romantic relationships.

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