Hello, and welcome to Gender and Disability Mainstreaming Department. Murang’a University of Technology is very committed towards realizing inclusiveness, gender equality and disability friendly environment. The University has also strived in ensuring student and staff with disability enjoy a barrier free environment by putting in place accessible toilets for PWD, ramps, accessible University website where one can increase and decrease the font for the low vision, recruiting a sign language interpreter, clear signage and presenting information in a format which can be understood by all users. The various activities conducted by the department are aimed at creating awareness on gender and disability issues affecting students and staff such as sexual harassment, gender based violence and discrimination of people with disability.
The Gender and Disability Mainstreaming section started at Murang’a University of Technology in October 2013.
To mainstream gender and disability in all operation of the University.
To ensure equality, equity and inclusivity of all staff and students in Murang’a University of Technology
The Gender and Disability Mainstreaming Department was started in Murang’a University of Technology in October 2013. The purpose of the Gender and Disability Mainstreaming section include;
The department has three policies which guide its operation namely: Gender Mainstreaming Policy, Sexual & Gender Based Violence Policy and Disability Mainstreaming Policy.
The department closely works with two important committees which are:
The department serves the following objectives in the university;
In the Gender Mainstreaming, the following are the ongoing activities carried out.
In the Disability mainstreaming, the following are the ongoing activities carried out.
The staffs and students are encouraged to raise any disability concern, sexual harassment, discrimination and gender based violence by contacting Gender and Disability Mainstreaming Department located in the University library or email us on firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com