Because they impact the way we live, work, travel, or consume, standards play a crucial role in shaping society. The fact that women have remained largely under-represented in standardization processes has meant that the standards adopted are sometimes simply unfit - or even dangerous - for half of the world’s population.
An op-ed by Fleur Heyworth from the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP).
H.E. Matthew Neuhaus, International Gender Champion and Australian Ambassador to the Netherlands, tells us about the successful fulfillment of his commitment and draws a positive conclusion.
2017 Buenos Aires Declaration on Trade and Women’s Economic Empowerment should take credit for shift in attitudes
WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo's remarks at the opening session of the workshop co-organized by International Gender Champions’ IGC Trade Impact Group co-chairs.
International Women’s Day with International Gender Champions - An exclusive interview with Prof. Janne E. Nijman
Prof. Janne E. Nijman is the Academic Director and Member of the Board of T.M.C. Asser Instituut. She shares her toughts on International Women's Day with us.
For International Women’s Day 2019, the Coalition for the International Criminal Court (CICC) reached out to a few International Gender Champions in The Hague to hear from them on how they view the progress made so far, and what still remains to be done to ensure gender equality and justice.
Gender Champion Antonio Hodgers makes the case for gender parity at the Geneva International Motor Show
Antonio Hodgers, the President of the Canton of Geneva, made a bold move towards gender parity by refusing to speak at the opening of the Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS) on 7 March 2019.
The International Gender Champions celebrated International Women’s Week from 4 to 8 March 2019. Here are some of the highlights of a successful celebration.
Find out about what the network achieved and how it further expanded in 2018.
On the occasion of International Women's Week, 7 Champions answered the question "How to break down gender barriers?".
Heads of UN, Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement pledge to step up action on sexual violence in conflict
The United Nations and the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement today pledged to step up action to prevent, end and respond to sexual and gender-based violence in and around conflict.
The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) took another step towards gender equality in the workplace by fulfilling its first commitment for the IGC initiative with the appointment of ten OPCW Gender Focal Points