At the New York launch, the Secretary-General commits the United Nations to gender goals
as he becomes an international Gender Champion. Photo Gallery from the New York launch
Gender Trailblazer President Michelle Bachelet of Chile named Honorary International Gender Champion.
Michael Møller, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva, designated Michelle Bachelet, President of the Republic of Chile, as an Honorary Gender Champion for her tireless efforts in promoting full equality, inclusion and participation of women.
Addressing the opening session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) Secretary-General Guterres encourages other senior leaders to join the International Gender Champions.
At the winter Reception for IGC in Geneva the Swedish Foreign Minister explains why a feminist foreign policy makes a difference.
Violence and Harassment are prevalent in women's working conditions. The ILO outlines conditions and some of the policies put into place to address them.
The world average of women in parliament in 2017 is 23.3%, up from 16.8% in 2007. Only 3 houses have 50% or higher: Rwanda, Bolivia (lower houses) and Belgium (upper house).
What do snowy roads have to do with gender???
A day to remember - topped off by Geneva's Jet d'Eau turned turquoise & green in honour of International Gender Champions colours!
Business as usual is not an option. To achieve gender equality by 2030, concrete actions and intensified commitments to improve women’s participation and representation
International Gender Champions greet Foreign Minister Margot Wallström and the newest IGC leadership Ambassador Veronika Bard of Sweden.
This annual report is the first official record of our collective movements forward. We are immensely proud of how much work has been done, and at the same time acutely aware of how much work remains.