What you need to know

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

IGC 2017 Annual Report

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

Sustainable Gender Equality- Gender Mainstreaming in Practice

Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions shows how both citizens, municipalities and regions can benefit from gender equality. The short film aims at illustrating the principles of gender mainstreaming through concrete examples.
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.
Representation

Shaping the international agenda: Raising women's voices in intergovernmental forums

IGC & UN Women Book on women’s participation in national delegations to meetings of international organizations’ governing bodies.

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.
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.
Representation

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.
Change Management

GBA+

Gender-Based Analysis Plus (GBA+) is an analytical tool used to assess how different genders may experience policies, programs, and initiatives.

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
Change Management

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.

IGC Resources

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

IGC 2017 Annual Report

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

Shaping the international agenda: Raising women's voices in intergovernmental forums

IGC & UN Women Book on women’s participation in national delegations to meetings of international organizations’ governing bodies.

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