5. Gender Equality: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.

Universities play a crucial role in advancing SDG 5, “Gender Equality,” by fostering an inclusive and empowering environment. They can work towards ensuring gender parity among students and staff, offering scholarships and mentorship programs to support women and girls in pursuing education and careers in fields where they are traditionally under-represented . Universities can also promote gender-sensitive curricula and research that address issues related to gender equality and women’s empowerment. By establishing safe spaces, universities can create a more inclusive and respectful campus culture. Furthermore, by organizing events, workshops, and awareness campaigns, universities can raise consciousness about gender equality and advocate for women’s rights both on and off campus in education. These actions contribute to creating a more equitable and empowered future for all women and girls, aligning with the global mission of the Sustainable Development Goals.

YU actions supporting SDG 5

Sports Center at Al Yamamah University-Riyadh organizes “Your bike, your health” event.

Under the auspices of the Sports Federation of Saudi Universities and with the participation of 25 female students, the Sports Center at Al Yamamah University – Riyadh


Bowling tournament for female students concludes

The Sports Center at Al Yamamah University organized a bowling tournament for female students, which was won by students Haya Al Kathiri in first place, Asma Bukhari in second place and Nouf Faisal in third

Table tennis tournament for girls closes

The Sports Center at Al Yamamah University concluded the table tennis tournament for female students, where the top three places were clinched by Layan Al Shehri in first place, Rawan Mortada in second