16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence 2021

The United Nations is marking the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence from 25 November to 10 December 2021, under the global theme set …

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I am Generation Equality: Gresa Hasa, feminist activist

Billions of people across the world stand on the right side of history every day. They speak up, take a stand, mobilise, and take big …

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International Day of Rural Women 2021

The theme for the International Day of Rural Women (15 October), “Rural Women Cultivating Good Food for All”, highlights the essential role that rural women …

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International Day of the Girl 2021

Girls are leaders. Girls are change-makers. Girls are driving good and growth around the world. They are a fundamental source of transformational change for gender …

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I am Generation Equality: Souhaila Nassar, changing the image of refugees

Billions of people across the world stand on the right side of history every day. They speak up, take a stand, mobilise, and take big …

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I am Generation Equality: Captain Zoya Sapra Aggarwal, pilot and gender equality advocate

Billions of people across the world stand on the right side of history every day. They speak up, take a stand, mobilise, and take big …

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UN Women statement for International Youth Day, 2021: “Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health”

A greener, more equal and sustainable planet, with young people in the lead On International Youth Day, we recognize the critical efforts of young people …

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International Youth Day

From leading climate action movements and being at the forefront of social justice movements and playing key roles in COVID-19 response and recovery, young people …

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I am Generation Equality: Louise Mabulo, Philippine chef, farmer and activist

Billions of people across the world stand on the right side of history every day. They speak up, take a stand, mobilise, and take big …

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I am Generation Equality: Gaiotree Roy, karate and self-defence trainer

Billions of people across the world stand on the right side of history every day. They speak up, take a stand, mobilise, and take big …

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Generation Equality Forum in Paris

The Generation Equality Forum is a landmark event to accelerate progress on gender equality. The Forum kicked off in Mexico City in March 2021 and will culminate in Paris …

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In the words of Minara: “I am more confident and determined to serve my community”

Minara is a Rohingya refugee and survivor who fled the conflict in Myanmar in August 2017. Since arriving in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, she has joined …

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I am Generation Equality: Martha Clara Nakato, advocate for bodily autonomy and sexual and reproductive health rights in Uganda

Billions of people across the world stand on the right side of history every day. They speak up, take a stand, mobilise, and take big …

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I am Generation Equality: Navya Naveli Nanda, Indian health tech entrepreneur and gender equality activist

Billions of people across the world stand on the right side of history every day. They speak up, take a stand, mobilise, and take big …

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UN Women Australia hosts the Generation Equality Forum Australia with the Governments of Mexico and France

A global platform for urgent action and accountability for gender equality, the Generation Equality Forum seeks to celebrate the power of women’s rights activism, feminist …

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I am Generation Equality: Lauralyn, Filipino advocate for preventing violence against women and girls

Billions of people across the world stand on the right side of history every day. They speak up, take a stand, mobilise, and take big …

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