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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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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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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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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.