On 13 March, UN Women, in partnership with the Generation Equality Action Coalitions on Feminist Movements and Leadership and Gender-Based Violence (GBV), gathered partners from across sectors to exchange experiences and identify strategies to counter the pushback on gender equality and strengthen civic space and women’s digital rights.
The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW67) is a “once in a generation” opportunity to build a feminist digital future. This was the urgent message shared by speakers and attendants that participated in the Generation Equality high-level event hosted by UN Women, in collaboration with the United Nations Foundation and the Leaders of the Generation Equality Action Coalition on Technology and Innovation for Gender Equality.
The choices that will be made to develop shared principles for an open, free and secure digital future for all - the “Global Digital Compact” - will shape the digital transformation of our societies for the years to come. If we fail at intersecting the digital evolution and gender equality, the world will miss out on the opportunity to build a better, safer and more equal future.
At the upcoming 67th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, from 7-18 March 2023, UN Women is hosting two flagship side events, alongside many more Action Coalition-led events and activations. To support your engagement, we have compiled a list of Generation Equality activities scheduled throughout the two weeks. Be sure to save the dates and circulate within your networks – we look forward to seeing you there!
Young feminist voices and civil society leadership were elevated throughout every step of the 2021 Generation Equality Forum’s design processes and advisory mechanisms. In order to ensure that this innovative partnership model is sustained and promoted throughout the Generation Equality journey ahead, a Multi-Stakeholder Leadership Group has been established.
The Global Alliance for Care (GAC) took part of the the XV Meeting of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean, held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 7 to 11 November, to put the Care Society at the center of regional agreements and push forward with ministerial dialogues, where Ministers of Bolivia, Guatemala, Honduras, and Paraguay expressed interest in joining the Alliance's membership.
In July 2021, the Generation Equality Forum mobilized high-impact commitments, made around the world by Governments, international organizations, feminist and youth-led organizations, private sector, and philanthropies to accelerate actions for gender equality and women’s empowerment.