The Center for Gender Equity and Equality of General Sir John KotelawalaDefence University (CGEE- KDU) is an inter-disciplinary center which was established in September, 2020. The Center reports directly to the Vice Chancellor and draws its membership from across the university.

The CGEE- KDU works towards promoting gender-sensitive university culture and university environment which allow students and university staff (academic / administrative / support) to pursue their work without oppression and discrimination.  Stipulated functions of the KDU-CGEE are to conduct research, review policies, contribute to policy inputs, fairness and justice in the distribution of opportunities, benefits and responsibilities between women and men at KDU, inquiring Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV), identifying ways and means of preventing them and propose KDU for disciplinary actions.