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Joint Press Release from the President of the French Republic and the Executive Director of UN Women: Dates of the Generation Equality Forum in Paris

Today on 8 March 2021, we celebrate International Women’s Day. One year ago, we invited thousands of people to join us in July 2020 for the Generation Equality Forum, the most significant convening for gender equality since the Fourth World Conference on Women held in 1995 in Beijing, China.

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Announcing a Milestone Event for Gender Equality: The countdown to the 2021 Generation Equality Forum begins

Mexico City, March 3. Today the Government of Mexico along with UN Women and the Government of France, in a partnership with civil society and youth organizations, announced the forthcoming Generation Equality Forum in Mexico City. This landmark event, hosted by the Government of Mexico, is intended to catalyze urgent action for the achievement of gender equality and to promote the human rights of women and girls.

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Generation Equality Film Festival is Open for Submissions!

Do you believe in gender equality for an equal future? Are you between 18 and 30 and passionate about creative storytelling to visualize your belief in women’s rights and activism? This is your chance to show the world your work!

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Evidence and experience: Adolescent Girls’ Education in the Generation Equality Forum

One year after the global call to action “Drive for Five” to meet the unfulfilled promise of education for girls”, UN Women, France and Ireland co-hosted two global dialogues entitled “Evidence and experience: Adolescent Girls’ Education in the Generation Equality Forum”. The dialogues took place on February 11th and 16th in partnership with the Global Partnership for Education, Malala Fund, Plan International France and UNESCO.

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Action Coalition on Gender-Based Violence Statement Ahead of the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM, 6 February 2021

Ahead of the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, 6 February 2021, The Co-leaders of the Generation Equality Forum Action Coalition on Gender-Based Violence reaffirm their commitment to end Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), and all forms of gender-based violence (GBV), around the world. 

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Ahead of the Generation Equality Forum, New Multi-Country Data Finds Majority of Citizens Call for Bolder Commitments for Gender Equality

The report entitled "Citizens Call for a Gender-Equal World: A Roadmap for Action" by Women Deliver and Focus 2030 is the first-of-its-kind international survey spanning 17-countries across 6 continents to capture perceptions related to the six Generation Equality Action Coalitions.