Goal 5: Gender Equality
MUBS does not discriminate in recruitment and admissions on the basis of gender and sexual orientation. Women recruitment is encouraged through women empowerment programs in rural areas and continuous institutional research is conducted to track applications and takes action accordingly.
MUBS has Non-discriminatory policy to insure that the university is a safe place for all students irrespective of sexual orientation, religious beliefs, or cultural background. In addition, MUBS established the Equality and Sustainability (E&S) Center in October 2020 with the support and co-funding of the Free Erasmus+ project. The center is associated with MUBS School of Health Sciences and is compatible with its mission and values including the promotion of diversity among its students, faculty, and staff. The center is gender-centered and advocates for gender mainstreaming and empowerment approaches in addition to a Gender Equality course offered to students.
The office of International Affairs at MUBS organized a dissemination event about the Erasmus+ project “Female Academic Role Model Empowerment, Equality and Sustainability at Universities in Mediterranean Region: towards 2030 Agenda (FREE)”. In addition to a free Dissemination Event about the Erasmus+ project “Female Academic Role Model Empowerment, Equality and Sustainability at Universities in Mediterranean Region: towards 2030 Agenda (FREE)”
The University Center for Training and Development (UCTD) at MUBS organizes workshops on Assertiveness for Women in the Workplace. MUBS Research Director represented the Middle East at the 2019 Women Leaders in Global Health Conference in Kigali, Rwanda.