Transforming perceptions of women leaders through the Action Coalitions will be a “lever for positive outcomes”, says UN Women Deputy Executive Director, Anita Bhatia
On 20 January, an expert panel gathered in the Female Quotient’s Virtual Equality Lounge at the World Economic Forum in Davos to discuss perceptions of leadership and exchange ideas on how to accelerate gender diversity in decision-making positions.
Recognize care as a human right, urge leaders of the Global Alliance for Care
At a high-level event on International Human Rights Day, 10 December, the Global Alliance for Care called for a human rights perspective to be incorporated across all efforts to transform the global care agenda.
Action Coalition on Gender-based Violence calls on all actors to join the 5-year drive to eradicate violence against women and girls
On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (25 November), global leaders endorsed the powerful steps being taken by the Action Coalition on Gender-based Violence to inspire action across all sectors and ignite lasting change.
Bold new commitments in support of Action Coalition on Feminist Action for Climate Justice unveiled on Gender Day at COP26
On 9 November, at the COP26 Gender Day Presidency event, Member States set out bold new steps to ensure climate action is gender-responsive and to improve women’s leadership and meaningful participation in climate action.
Compact on Women, Peace and Security and Humanitarian Action signatories urge increased participation and protection for women in peace and security and humanitarian action
On the sidelines of the annual Security Council Open Debate, signatories for the Compact on Women, Peace and Security and Humanitarian Action urged increased cooperation from the highest levels of policymaking to the grassroots, to ensure full protection and participation for women and girls in conflict and crisis.
Transformative Generation Equality Action Coalition on Technology and Innovation spotlighted at 9th Annual International Day of the Girl celebration
On 11 October, The Working Group on Girls, UN Women, UNFPA, UNICEF and a diversity of girls from around the world led the annual “Girls Speak Out” International Day of the Girl celebration.
Generation Equality Commitment Makers unveiled during Action Coalitions Convening at the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly
On 29 September, diverse actors convened against the backdrop of the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly to unveil and celebrate the impressive list of Generation Equality Commitment Makers, who have made over 1,000 commitments to advance gender equality, and to discuss strategies to ensure the robust execution and global accountability of these commitments over the coming five years.