Speakers at the Generation Equality side event at the High-Level Political Forum called for intensified engagement in the Generation Equality initiative, the global multistakeholder partnerships model driving acceleration and accountability for gender equality.
One year ago, the Generation Equality Forum brought together leaders from governments, civil society, youth and the private sector to take bold global action on gender equality, marking the start of an ambitious 5-year journey convened by UN Women.
The Generation Equality localization workshop held on June, 2 co-created and convened by adolescent girl leaders and UN Women, brought together over 32 young activists to discuss actions that can advance gender equality in their communities. The workshop was an opportunity for young activists to share how they have leveraged their experiences during the Generation Equality Forum to localize activities in their communities.
Applications are now open to Action Coalition Leaders, Commitment Makers, and Compact Signatories who want to be part of the Generation Equality Multi-Stakeholder Leadership Group.
The voices of indigenous women and girls from Latin America and the Caribbean met in Mexico to put at the center of the Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) a recommendation to rectify the historical discrimination, violence and violation of indigenous women's rights.
As conflicts rage across the globe including in Ukraine, Afghanistan and Tigray, participants at an event hosted by the Women, Peace and Security and Humanitarian Action (WPS-HA) Compact, highlighted the urgent need to strengthen peacebuilding and humanitarian work through increased engagement with young leaders.
At a side event on 16 March, under the umbrella of the 24-hours of Generation Equality at the 66th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW66), the Global Alliance for Care gathered its Members alongside diverse Generation Equality advocates to highlight that tackling climate change and building resilient societies is dependent on the development of sustainable care systems.