Champion
Melinda Reed
Executive Director, Women's Initiatives for Gender Justice
Melinda Reed

"Gender equality goes beyond mere representation in numbers. We must commit ourselves to empowering women to participate equally in all spheres, and to ensure equality in and through the law in all nations."

I support the IGC Panel Parity Pledge.
  • Recruit at least three other Gender Champions from civil society to join the International Gender Champions

  • Systematically advocate for gender responsive language and action in resolutions, working groups, training programs and civil society meetings, meetings with the diplomatic community and meetings with international organisations.