Generation Equality Forum 2021 taking place in Paris

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Generation Equality Forum 2021 taking place in Paris

Accelerating Progress for Gender Equality by 2030

The Generation Equality Forum is a global gathering for gender equality convened by UN Women and co-hosted by the governments of Mexico and France, in partnership with youth and civil society. The Forum kicked off in Mexico City in March and will culminate in Paris from 30 June to 2 July 2021, launching a series of concrete, ambitious and transformative actions to achieve immediate and irreversible progress towards gender equality.

This is a critical moment. COVID-19 has exacerbated existing gender inequities, with reports of rising violence against women, as well as higher adverse economic impacts caused both by increased unpaid care-giving and the fact that women work in more insecure, low-paid and informal jobs. Women of color, indigenous women and youth face compounded risks and barriers. We are living through a gender equality crisis, and the Generation Equality Forum offers a critical opportunity to confront it.

Over 25 years after the landmark Beijing Women’s Conference public rhetoric on gender equality has not been matched by action and implementation. Not a single country today can claim to have achieved gender equality.

The Forum therefore represents a key moment for gender equality advocates from every sector of society – governments, civil society, private sector, entrepreneurs, trade unions, artists, academia and social influencers – to drive urgent action and accountability for gender equality.

Registration is free and gives you access to all meetings, speeches and events featuring global leaders and activists.

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Sustainable Development Goals

Sustainable Development Goal : Gender equality
Associated organization(s) : 
United Nations (UN)