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Chapter 2 Learning Environments and Resources
Article 12
Educational institutions shall provide a safe and gender-fair campus learning environments, and respect and give due consideration to students, teachers, and non-teaching staff members who have different genders, gender traits, gender identity, or sexual orientation. Moreover, educational institutions shall establish safe campus environment.
Each educational institution shall formulate regulations governing its implementation of gender equity education and make them publicly known.
Article 13
Educational institutions conducting recruitment or giving approvals for admission are not permitted to treat any prospective student differently on the basis of their gender, gender traits, gender identity, or sexual orientation. Educational institutions, classes and curricula that receive approval from the competent authority on the basis of their having a specific historical tradition, or some particular educational objective(s), or other reasonable grounds which do not include any gender-related element(s) are not subject to this restriction.
Article 14
An educational institution is not permitted to treat any student differently on the basis of the person’s gender, gender traits, gender identity, or sexual orientation, when providing teaching, activities, assessments, rewards and penalties, benefits, or services. Matters or activities of a nature only suitable for persons of a specific gender, gender traits, gender identity, or sexual orientation are not subject to this restriction.
Educational institutions shall proactively provide assistance to any student who is disadvantaged as a result of their gender, gender traits, gender identity, or sexual orientation to improve their circumstances.
Article 14-1
Educational institutions shall proactively protect the right of pregnant students to receive education, and provide required assistance.
Article 15
Gender equity education shall be incorporated into the pre-service training of teaching and other staff members, the orientation training of new staff members, in-service education programs and training courses for educational administrators. The professional teacher training programs provided by universities that offer teacher training programs shall have gender equity education related courses.
Article 16
At least one-third of the membership of the staff appraisal committees, the grievance review committees, and the faculty evaluation committees of educational institutions, and of the faculty grievance review committee of the competent authority at the central level, and that of each competent authority at the special municipality, county, and city levels shall be persons of one particular gender. If, however, the number of teachers of a particular gender at a particular educational institution is less than one-third of the total number of committee members then its staff appraisal committee and faculty evaluation committee at an educational institution are not subject to this requirement.
If the membership of any committee of any educational institution or competent authority does not satisfy the provisions of in the previous paragraph, the educational institution or competent authority shall complete reorganization of its committees within one year from the date when this Act comes into force.