Center for Academic Excellence in the discipline of women and gender research and development studies at the national and regional (MENA) Levels.
- Trains specialists in gender and development.
- Increase gender awareness among the faculties in the university of Sana'a and other Yemeni Universities, management and development professional.
- Generates knowledge through interdisciplinary research and publications in gender and development, in Yemeni and MENA societies.
- Assists other institution in the country to strengthen gender research and development studies though training, research and outreach; and
- Function as an academic arm of community-based efforts for the advancement of women / Gender and sustainable development.