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.
The statistics speak for us: today women with equal competence with their male counterparts earn less than them, we are very little present in the management or on the Board of Directors of the large CAC40...
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.
The UN's work in crisis prevention must be based on the principle of inclusion of all segments of the society, most critically women.
Ana Maria Menéndez
Gender equality and women’s human rights are values that are not only right up front in the UN Charter, they are also part of the DNA of the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism.
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
The need for gender equality cuts across all levels and all ages.
About the IGC
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: firstname.lastname@example.org”
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.