Resources: Document


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.

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.

Trade & Gender: The Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement

The Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement includes a chapter on Trade and Gender. The chapter Nbis was added as an amendment in 2017, and is the first chapter on gender in any trade agreement signed by G20 states.

Enhanced Headhunters Code of Conduct

The voluntary code sets out seven key principles of best practice, including setting diversity goals, defining the client brief to balance experience with relevant skills, and giving support during the selection process.
Change Management

Sexual Harassment: learn, prevent, protect

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

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.

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.

European Court of Human Rights

The Committee on Equal Opportunities for Men and Women of the European Court of Human Rights issued this blistering dissent when the Court once again nominated mostly men for judicial candidacies and worded its nomination process in a way that implied female candidates were less qualified. The eloquent dissent is a great model for calling out sexism in both the culture and structure of an organization.

Trade and Gender Toolbox

A systematic framework to evaluate the impact of trade reforms on women and gender inequalities prior to the implementation of those reforms.

The Annual Report 2017 in a Nutshell

This two-page summary of the annual report 2017 provides an overview of IGC activities in just one minute.

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.