What you need to know

Be introduced to a gender lens on your topic and key developments.

Representation

Gender-Responsive Assemblies toolkit

The Gender-Responsive Assembly Toolkit is intended for all actors that drive change within organizations, including Director-/Secretary-Generals, Secretariats, Member States, civil society and staff. We undertake to uphold common standards for gender-responsive assemblies by sharing current actions on agenda-setting, participation, governance, working environment, and decision-making which, when used collectively, can work as a system to accelerate, achieve and sustain gender equality.

IGC 2017 Annual Report

Read up on IGC activities of 2017 spanning from Geneva over New York to Vienna and Nairobi
Trade

The Buenos Aires Declaration on Women and Trade

In a milestone for women's equality, International Gender Champions led the initiative to issue the Buenos Aires Declaration on Women and Trade. Through the Declaration, WTO members volunteer, over the next two years, to cooperate with each other and to share best practices to increase women’s participation in the world economy.
Change Management

A “How To” Checklist for International Gender Champions

The “How To” Checklist includes tips on what Champions can do as individuals and the top five things organizations can do, with practical steps that Champions can take in recruitment, staff development and performance management to ensure that gender equality is embedded in their organizations.

Going Further

For more in-depth analyses of the topic.

Representation

UN System-wide Strategy on Gender Parity

António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, launched a new strategy on gender parity. The strategy provides a roadmap to reach parity at the senior levels of leadership by 2021, and ultimately in 2028 across the board.

The Women at Work initiative: The push for equality

In preparation for its centenary, the ILO has prepared the Women at Work report reviewing the barriers women face in the workforce, including barriers to entering the workforce in the first place.
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Environment

COP 23 Gender Action Plan

Member States at the annual Conference of the Parties (COP23) adopted a new roadmap to incorporate gender equality and women’s empowerment in climate change discourse and actions.
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The front lines of gender inequality

McKinsey Quaterly Five Fifty: read a five minute briefing on gender equality, or dive deeper with additional fifty minutes worth of material on gender equality.

New Research & Debates

Stay up to date on current groundbreaking policy and research debates.

Representation

UN Women: Gender equality in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

“Turning promises into action: Gender equality in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”, UN Women’s new flagship report, provides a comprehensive and authoritative assessment of progress, gaps and challenges in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from a gender perspective. Read the summary.

The Global Health 50/50 Report 2018

Read this comprehensive review of the gender-related policies of more than 140 major organizations working in and/or influencing the field of global health.
Trade

Agenda of the 1st Workshop on Trade and Gender

Have a look at the agenda of the workshop on Gender-Based Analysis of Trade Policy organized by the WTO and the Permanent Mission of Canada. It is the first of six seminars to support the implementation of the historic Declaration on Trade and Women's Economic Empowerment.
Trade

Reshaping Trade through Women's Economic Empowerment

In this series of commentaries, experts in trade, development and women's rights explore opportunities and challenges in realizing the declaration's goal of economic empowerment of women through inclusion in domestic and international trade.

Essentials

Make sure not to miss these key resources to make gender equality a reality.

Change Management

Sexual Harassment: learn, prevent, protect

Don't turn a blind eye: The University of Geneva's guide against sexual harassment
Representation

Gender-Responsive Assemblies toolkit

The Gender-Responsive Assembly Toolkit is intended for all actors that drive change within organizations, including Director-/Secretary-Generals, Secretariats, Member States, civil society and staff. We undertake to uphold common standards for gender-responsive assemblies by sharing current actions on agenda-setting, participation, governance, working environment, and decision-making which, when used collectively, can work as a system to accelerate, achieve and sustain gender equality.
Change Management Standards

Gendered Innovations

"Gendered Innovations" is a Stanford University, European Commission, and National Science Foundation project analyzing science, health, medicine, engineering, and environmental research from a gender perspective. It offers transformational resources on best practices, institutional changes, and gender based analysis.
Change Management

A “How To” Checklist for International Gender Champions

The “How To” Checklist includes tips on what Champions can do as individuals and the top five things organizations can do, with practical steps that Champions can take in recruitment, staff development and performance management to ensure that gender equality is embedded in their organizations.

IGC Resources

Find out more about the ways in which the IGC initiative breaks down gender barriers.

Representation

Gender-Responsive Assemblies toolkit

The Gender-Responsive Assembly Toolkit is intended for all actors that drive change within organizations, including Director-/Secretary-Generals, Secretariats, Member States, civil society and staff. We undertake to uphold common standards for gender-responsive assemblies by sharing current actions on agenda-setting, participation, governance, working environment, and decision-making which, when used collectively, can work as a system to accelerate, achieve and sustain gender equality.

IGC 2017 Annual Report

Read up on IGC activities of 2017 spanning from Geneva over New York to Vienna and Nairobi
Trade

The Buenos Aires Declaration on Women and Trade

In a milestone for women's equality, International Gender Champions led the initiative to issue the Buenos Aires Declaration on Women and Trade. Through the Declaration, WTO members volunteer, over the next two years, to cooperate with each other and to share best practices to increase women’s participation in the world economy.
Change Management

A “How To” Checklist for International Gender Champions

The “How To” Checklist includes tips on what Champions can do as individuals and the top five things organizations can do, with practical steps that Champions can take in recruitment, staff development and performance management to ensure that gender equality is embedded in their organizations.

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