On 29 November, the Action Coalition on Feminist Movements and Leadership, together with UN Women and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, held their first official commemoration of International Women Human Rights Defenders Day to centre the voices and experiences of women human rights defenders and call on the international community to provide them necessary public, political and financial support and protection.
On 27 September, at a high-level event on the occasion of the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, the Global Alliance for Care promoted the co-responsibility of all sectors for the creation of comprehensive care systems that allow universal access to quality care to all who need it while protecting the labour rights of those who provide it.
On 23 September, leaders and allies gathered at the first Generation Equality Accountability Moment to reflect on one year of progress and reaffirm accountability and transparency as the cornerstones for Generation Equality success.
On 21 September, the Action Coalition on Technology and Innovation for Gender Equality marked the 77th United Nations General Assembly with a high-level event to inspire a global multi-sector mobilization to shape a feminist digital future.
Youth and adolescents are leading global movements for change, bringing renewed energy and opportunities for achieving a more equal world for all. Generation Equality is building on this momentum by uplifting the leadership and contributions of the new generation in the fight for gender equality and bringing them together in partnership with advocates and visionaries of all ages and genders.
The Generation Equality Forum Action Coalition on Bodily Autonomy and SRHR is gravely concerned about the pushback against women and girls’ reproductive rights and justice, in particular the United States (US) Supreme Court’s decision Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization overturning Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey, which guaranteed and reaffirmed, respectively, the constitutional right to abortion in the United States.
Beginning on 21st July, street artist Alice Pasquini is painting a #GenerationEqualityMural on Leather Lane EC1, home to the famous street market that brings together diverse cultures and backgrounds. The Mural marks the first year of implementation of the Generation Equality initiative’s Global Acceleration Plan, which, amongst other things, calls for equality for women in pay, an end to violence against women and girls, and health-care services that respond to their needs, which was launched during the Generation Equality Forum in Mexico City and Paris last year.