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.
Women must be given the opportunity to partake in all levels of leadership in order to establish peace, tranquility, justice and equality.
For a world free from all forms of inequality between men and women; For a world that guarantees for all social, cultural, political and economic development, I support the IGC Party pledge.
Gender equality and women’s empowerment are issues very close to my heart. Women and girls are the ‘human face’ of cities and we must have equal opportunities for all and enjoy good quality of life.
Maimunah Mohd Sharif
As Gender Champion, I pledge to support efforts to improve gender parity at the UN, starting with the leadership level.
CARE approaches all facets of its development work with a special focus on women and girls, because they are normally the ones affected most by the numerous impacts of poverty and crisis and social injustice.
Dr. Andrea Barschdorf-Hager
As a significant actor for discussions and personal exchanges of the International Geneva, the Diplomatic Club of Geneva attaches a particular importance to gender equality, a necessary condition to tackle...
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Fifty per cent of the population warrants the same visibility as the other fifty percent.
As leaders in our personal capacities, we strongly condemn targeted attacks against women and girls, and male allies in Afghanistan. We stand firmly against gender-based violence in all its forms. “Gender Champions who wish to show their support and add their name to the statement above are welcome to email: email@example.com”
Tapping into IGC’s collective wisdom globally was the inspiration behind our first ever IGC Time to Talk - Champion Conversation Series.
On 29 June 2021, six Champions from International Organisations and Civil Society in the Geneva and Den Haag hubs came together to discuss how to keep gender on the agenda within organisations.
Ahead of the Generation Equality Forum (GEF) in Paris this June, the IGC Global Board has approved a new, network wide Pledge to stand for zero tolerance of gender-based violence (GBV), sexist attitudes and behaviour. This will be an IGC commitment to the Generation Equality Forum and aims to tackle some of the deepest and most harmful norms that prevent the equal rights of women and girls being realised.