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Press release: Activism and commitments to accelerate gender equality mark conclusion of the Generation Equality Forum in Mexico City

 

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Miguel Trancozo Treviño, m.trancozotrevino@unwomen.org, +525538366192 and Carlos Vargas, INMUJERES (National Institute for Women), crvargas@inmujeres.gob.mx. 

 

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UN Women-convened Unstereotype Alliance Launches Mexico National Chapter at Generation Equality Forum

 

29th March, Mexico City: The Unstereotype Alliance today launches a national chapter in Mexico, on the inaugural day of the Generation Equality Forum in Mexico City. A coalition of nine major advertisers and industry associations have united to combat harmful stereotypes in the country’s advertising and media content.

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Presidents Of Mexico and France, UN Leaders, Youth and Civil Society Call for Bold Action at Opening of Generation Equality Forum Mexico

• President López Obrador, President Emmanuel Macron, UN Secretary-General António Guterres and UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, opened the Forum alongside youth and civil society leaders • 25 years after the Landmark Beijing conference, the Forum aims to revitalize the gender equality agenda Taking place between 29 – 31 March, it is expected to draw up to 10,000 leaders, organizations and activists together to ignite urgent action

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Leaders of the Action Coalition on GBV Endorse UN Women’s Statement: Turkey’s withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention

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The Generation Equality Action Coalition Leaders for Gender-based Violence who have endorsed the UN Women statement are:

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Civil Society Activists Reflect on the Challenges, Hopes and Joys of the Generation Equality Journey at NGO CSW Consultation Day

On 14 March, civil society activists from around the world gathered virtually for the annual NGO Consultation Day: two energizing hours of education, conversation and storytelling to kick off the civil society participation in the 65th Commission on the Status of Women (NGO CSW).

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Generation Equality Forum Increases Momentum: Action Coalitions Preview Recommendations and Launch Bold Call for Commitments

New York, March 8, 2021: Leaders involved in the 2021 Generation Equality Forum have called for bold new global commitments to catapult progress on gender equality. The Action Coalitions of the Forum are new and innovative partnerships –including governments, feminist and youth movements and organizations, the private sector and international organizations– who will today preview the actions they view as critical to creating gender-equal societies as the world rebuilds post COVID-19. They will also call for others to join them as commitment makers in their milestone effort to accelerate inv

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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.