As our society is a male-dominated one, Gender and HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Office, with the support of the University, has already made conducive environment available for its students by organizing SPECIAL Interest Group on Gender (SIGG) Forum. Interested students register their names to be members of the Forum/Club to ensure gender equity in the University. The Forum, works to implement the related policies of the University, particularly, the Anti- Sexual Harassment Policy by organizing various forums to create and enhance wide range of awareness among the community of the University, in general, and the students, in particular, so that female students could be free from any kind of segregation and unfair treatment due to their sex.
a) Sisters Informing Sisters on Topic about AIDS (SISTA) Club
Sisters Informing Sisters on Topic about AIDS (SISTA) Club and any other related ones could be organized under the umbrella of SPECIAL Interest Group on Gender (SIGG) Forum. Particularly, the SISTA club is aiming to build female students’ self-esteem and confidence that will enable them to be successful in their life. The members of this club will be exclusively female students whereas both female and male students will be members of SIGG Forum.
The Forum and the SISTA Club both report to Gender and HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Club. SISTA Club and any other related clubs could be organized under the umbrella of SPECIAL Interested Group On Gender Forum, SMU.