International Gender Champions
A leadership network with over 000 Champions and 000 Alumni.
We bring together decision-makers to break down gender barriers.
I am happy to be an International Gender Champion. I encourage other senior leaders to be part of this campaign for equality.
In essence, gender equality lies at the heart of democracy, human rights, peace, just societies, and well-balanced power relations.
A society is only truly transformed when its women are educated and empowered.
Rapulane Sydney Molekane
Gender equality is a top priority for UNOPS. We know that mainstreaming gender in our projects helps build better results for our partners and better lives for our beneficiaries.
Transforming harmful gender roles, norms and power imbalances is central to the success of our programming.
Mohamed Malick Fall
Africa Legal Aid (AFLA) is woman initiated and women led, and has a commitment to gender equality.
Evelyn A. Ankumah
Gender equality is not only a moral imperative but a fundamental right; achieving it requires concrete actions, not just good intention or declarations.
Dr. Carlos María Correa
About the IGC
Fifty per cent of the population warrants the same visibility as the other fifty percent.
On 21 April 2022, the Council of Women World Leaders and International Gender Champions co-hosted a leadership exchange with the former Prime Minister of New Zealand and a member of the Council of Women World Leaders, H.E. Helen Clark, on the role women play in developing successful climate policies.
The COVID-19 pandemic has created conditions making it easier for vulnerable people to become victims of sexual exploitation and trafficking.
ITU would like to consult with other IGC Member UN agencies who conducted mainstreaming reviews in the last 2-3 years. They are looking for examples of ToRs and for the identification of potential individual experts/consultants who could undertake this work.