It’s Gender Equality Day at COP28. Reducing the justice gap for women and girls in all their diversity is fundamental to ensuring inclusive, equitable and effective responses to the climate crisis.
Author: Gauri Nimbalkar, Adolescent Girl Leader-India, Advocate for gender equality, good health and well-being.
In 2021, UN Women, as co-leader of the Action Coalition on Gender-Based Violence (GBV), committed to mobilize $400 million to lead transformative action in at least 25 countries, aiming to eradicate gender-based violence against women and girls (VAWG) in all their diversity, including harmful practices, by 2026.
At the Generation Equality Midpoint event on the margins of UNGA78, a core group of Member States committed to work together and with all stakeholders to mainstream gender perspectives across all Global Digital Compact (GDC) objectives in the forthcoming negotiations and advocate for women and girls’ equal access to and full participation in decision spaces on digitalization.
Generation Equality, the world’s leading initiative to boost investment and implementation of gender equality, marked its midpoint milestone at a summit with the co-leadership of the governments of Tanzania and Iceland and UN Women on 17 September 2023.
Generation Equality: An SDG Accelerator The Midpoint Mark your calendars: The Midpoint Moment for Generation Equality will take place at the UN HQ in New York City and online on 17 September 2023.
Victória Miguel Rampazzo, Anne Heloise Barbosa do Nascimento, Shakira Choonara, Rosalind Helfand Published: August, 2023