The UN has allocated new funding for women-led initiatives that combat gender-based violence.
Gender Concerns International stands in solidarity with all of those who are addressing the issue of violence against women across the globe and supports the campaign Orange the World: #16 Days of Activism.
Mentoring and peer-peer support are well-established and powerful development tools. When used with a gender-responsive lens, they can be mobilised to support more women, diversity, and inclusion within organisations.
Human Rights Council: Promoting & Protecting Human Rights of Women and Girls in Conflict and Post-Conflict Situations
Article by Clara Cabrera, Spanish Ambassador at Large for Gender Equality in Foreign Policy, about resolution (A/HRC/45/L.24/Rev1) on promoting and protecting the human rights of women and girls in conflict and post-conflict situations on the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of Security Council resolution 1325 (2000)
Enabling Environment Week by Vienna-based UN Organizations and the International Gender Champions Network
From the 19th to the 23rd of October 2020, the Vienna-based UN Organizations together with the International Gender Champions Network organised the first Enabling Environment Week. Over 30 panelists representing Permanent Missions, International Organizations, academia and civil society were joined by an audience of over 400 participants from all over the world.
International Gender Champions & UN Women Joint Panel Discussion on Moving the Needle: Family-Friendly Policies in the United Nations System
The IGC and UN Women hosted a joint panel discussion around family-friendly policies at the UN such as equal parental leave and launched the #ChampionsForParentalLeave campaign!
The World Economic Forum's Strategic Intelligence platform uses experts from the Forum’s network of universities, think-tanks, international organizations and other research institutions around the world to highlight the context and implications of the key drivers of transformation for key issues such as Gender Parity.
Texts Deal with the Human Rights of Women and Girls, the Rights of Children, the Contribution of the Human Rights Council to the Prevention of Human Rights Violations, Technical Assistance, and the Philippines
Application Deadline: 11th October 2020
UN Women Press release: Equal Pay International Coalition calls to prioritize pay equity in COVID-19 recovery with support from Megan Rapinoe
To mark the first International Equal Pay Day, the Equal Pay International Coalition (EPIC) called all leaders to take necessary steps to ensure pay equity is at the heart of COVID-19 recovery efforts worldwide.
Organisational culture for gender equality: in conversation with Elizabeth Broderick and Michael Møller
As part of the Gender Champions Challenge, the Australian Mission in Geneva and the IGC held a high-level discussion to explore concrete ways to advance a more inclusive workplace culture on 23 July 2020.
Watch António Guterres' video message!