Goals and Objectives

  1. Promote research on gender issues.
  2. Develop methodology tools to support the integration of gender curriculum dimensions for Ahmadu Bello University.
  3. Evolve sustainable gender policies and facilitate implementation specifically on:
    • Admissions, recruitment and promotion.
    • Career choice and vocational development.
    • Management and governance.
    • Leadership responsibilities and
    • Social adaptations.
  4. Promote dialogue and reduce gender stereotyping through consultations.
  5. Promote advocacy and community sensitization for gender mainstreaming.
  6. Promote sessions in knowledge sharing, skills and experiences in gender development.
  7. Establish bench marks for measuring and monitoring progress in gender mainstreaming
  8. Facilitate national and international collaborations
  9. Create a geo-data base for gender mainstreaming and planning
  10. Retrieve and decode data for medium and long term plans.
  11. Develop integrated strategies/ models for intervention within the vision and mission of ABU.
  12. Evaluate and Review National Gender Strategies with time.
  13. Advise the University on Best Practices.


  1. Promote research on gender issues
  2. Evolve document and monitor implementation of policies to promote gender equality in Ahmadu Bello University.
  3. Develop policy practices and targets to remove gender bias in ABU.
  4. Engage in advocacy, community sensitization and public education on gender issues and
  5. Facilitate and promote gender sensitive research