Our Purpose: To challenge the status quo to achieve gender equity using an intersectional lens.

Gender matters. Gender influences individuals’ self-identity, access to opportunities, academic and career choices, and success to name a few. Find out more!

Did you know? We provide presentations to classes and student organizations on topics related to gender, including, understanding gender/gender equity, healthy relationships, and/or men and masculinities. Fill out a presentation request form here.


We all need to be a part of the solution to end all forms of sexual violence. Looking for ways to get involved? Have thoughts, solutions or concerns you want to voice? Find out how to be part of the solution.

 

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The first step to taking action and taking charge is educating yourself about the many ways gender affects you.

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Use your knowledge and involvement to find your voice, advocate for yourself and others, and make a difference in the world.

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The next step is to apply your knowledge and connect with others by taking an active role in the community.

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Did You Know..
  • Only 22% of all Distinguished Professors at KU are women, compared to 24% just two years ago
  • Of the 165 members of the Kansas legislature, only 41 are women
  • Only 3 of the 14 Kansas Court of Appeals Judges are women
  • 38% of Kansas families with a single-female head of household live below the poverty level
  • Median earnings in Kansas for women are just 79% of what median earnings are for men

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Report incidents of sexual assault, harassment or discrimination

To report incidents of sexual assault, sexual harassment or discrimination

Contact Institutional Opportunity & Access (IOA)

785-864-6414
For more information: ioa.ku.edu

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