Research & Innovation
- The University published 1,658 research papers related to SDG5 between 2017 and 2021, making them the 6th institution in the world by the number of publications.
- In 2022-23 academic year there are 684 undergraduate courses related to SDG5.
The list of courses is available at: https://sustainability.utoronto.ca/resources/inventories/sustainability-course-inventory/
Operations & support
- The Facts & Figures report publishes official demographics, including gender, of our students and faculty.
- The division of People Strategy, Equity & Culture annually publishers a report on Equity, Diversity & Inclusion.
- The University of Toronto’s Statement on Equity, Diversity, and Excellence outlines a series of policies regarding equity and diversity at the University.
- In 2016 the University of Toronto released its Final Report of Presidential and Provostial Advisory Committee on Prevention and Response to Sexual Violence and subsequent Response to the Final Report of the Presidential and Provostial Advisory Committee on Preventing and Responding to Sexual Violence. More information on the reports and the response can be found at: https://www.provost.utoronto.ca/committees/prevention-response-to-sexual-violence/ additionally as one of the recommendations was the creation of the Sexual Violence Prevention & Support Centre.
- The Sexual & Gender Diversity Office (SGDO) at the University of Toronto develops partnerships to build supportive learning and working communities at the University of Toronto by working towards equity and challenging discrimination. The Office provides innovative education, programming, resources and advocacy on sexual and gender diversity for students, staff and faculty across the University’s three campuses.
- University of Toronto Scarborough also supports an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Office
- University of Toronto Mississauga also supports an Equity and Diversity Office
Outreach & Partnership
- The Women & Gender Studies Institute (WGSI) at the University of Toronto is dedicated to exploring the entangled work of gender, race and sexuality in identities, relations, practices, theories and institutions. WGSI connects its activities beyond the classroom with our exciting practicum program that offers students the chance to work with community organizations and our many community-engaged research projects. In these ways, WGSI aspires to provide students with experiences that will not only transform their thinking, but also support their future undertakings and sense of self.
- The Institute for Gender and the Economy (GATE) at the Rotman School of Management promotes an understanding of gender inequalities and how they can be remedied – by people of all genders – in the world of business and, more broadly, in the economy.
THE Impact Rankings
The University of Toronto was ranked in the band 101-200 in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings for SDG 5. The breakdown of scores are as follows:
|% of 1st generation female students:||29.2|
|Student access measures:||67.1|
|% senior academics that are female:||42.8|
|% of women receiving degrees:||64.9|
|Women’s progress measures:||69.3|