Foster and maintain a learning and working environment at the University of Peradeniya in which the dignity and equality of all persons are respected and is free of harassment and violence, including sexual or gender-based harassment and sexual violence irrespective of sexual and/or gender identities or expression.
Create a learning and working environment that is free of sexual and gender-based harassment and violence for all members of the university community through;
• implementing the SGBV policy and bylaws
• finding novel ways to address the issue of SGBV at the university
so that all persons are enabled to attain their educational or career objectives without fear and intimidation.
In 2018, the Governing Council of the University of Peradeniya;
• ratified the Policy and Bylaws on Sexual and Gender-Based Harassment and Sexual Violence Prevention.
• appointed the Sexual and Gender-Based Harassment and Sexual Violence Prevention Committee (SGBVC) to help implement the SGBV Policy.
In order to achieve this Vision, The University of Peradeniya strives to be