The Generation Equality Forum in Paris constituted a landmark moment to accelerate progress on gender equality. Convened by UN Women and co-hosted by the governments of Mexico and France, in partnership with youth and civil society, the Forum brought together governments, feminist leaders, youth and change makers from every sector, to announce trailblazing gender equality investments, programmes and policies. It marked the beginning of a five-year action journey led by six Action Coalitions and a Compact on Women, Peace and Security, and Humanitarian Action.
A glossary outlining the many forms of violence against women and girls, along with other commonly used terms
Hear directly from some of our inspiring Generation Equality Action Coalition and Compact leaders on why their organizations are making commitments, and what they are looking forward to.
We asked artists globally to visualize what gender equality means to them. We received more than 1000 inspirational submissions from creative advocates all over the world, each with its own vision of a gender equal future. Get inspired by some of our top picks and learn why these artists joined us to #ActForEqual.
Ashraf Ashour, a Palestinian father of three children, one of them with a disability, tells how he shares domestic and care work with his wife.
The song highlights the impact of paternity leave on the happiness of the entire family.
Jana Mustafa is a former employee of a local NGO and a survivor of violence. She believes that disability should not stop anyone from starting over.
For this year’s 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, people around the world mobilized, marched, spoke out and stood up to end violence against women and girls.