The vision of the Centre is to create an environment where gender mainstreaming is ensured, human rights are respected, unconscious bias is eliminated and child development is sustained within the University, its catchment communities and Nigeria at large.
The Centre is to promote equal participation of women, men, youths and children at all social, economic and educational levels by increasing public awareness and promoting advocacy with policy makers.
1. Dr. Georgina . I. Edeoga Pioneer Ag. Director July 2012- January 2016
2. Prof. Adanma Sabina Eyisi Director January 2016- January 2019
3. Prof. Nnenna Ibiam Director January 2019- January 2022
1. Celebration of the International Day of the Girl Child 2022
2. Center for Gender and Child Development in partnership with Ministry of Small and
Medium Enterprises Development Abia State, trained one hundred and seventy- six (176)
Youths of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike in Entrepreneurial Skills
from Thursday 23 rd to Friday 24 th June 2022 at Michael Okpara University of Agriculture
Umudike Women Association (MOUAUWA) Event Center.
3. Commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Gender Based Violence
against Women and the kick of the 16 Days Of Activism on 25 th November 2022.
Some conferences and workshops organized by CGCD in Collaboration with some organizations: