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.
Ensuring equality and creating the conditions so that women can develop their full potential are essential foundations for building a safer, more prosperous and sustainable world, and are indispensable...
Esther Monterrubio Villar
Gender equality in all organisations is a necessary goal — it leads to better thinking, better performance and better outcomes. We can all play a part by focusing on local, practical steps.
International Gender Champions is about engendering our organizations. I am happy to join efforts to build momentum in Nairobi!
As Gender Champion, I pledge to support efforts to improve gender parity at the UN, starting with the leadership level.
"Women and girls are often the first responders when a humanitarian crisis occurs. That's why it is crucial that their voices be heard when formulating and delivering aid.
Make sport a powerful platform to foster gender equality and empower women is a top priority for the International Olympic Committee.
Christophe De Kepper
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.