The Generation Equality Forum: Meeting Ambition with Action and Accountability

A gender equality advocate shares why gender equality matters at the Women Deliver 2019 Conference. Photo credit: Women Deliver.
The Generation Equality Forum will take place in Paris from 30 June to 2 July 2021. Photo credit: UN Women.
Women-focused civil society organizations from around the world post their locations on a map at the Women Deliver 2019 Conference. Photo Credit: Women Deliver.
  1. We must hold spaces to really listen, reflect, and act for those most marginalized, and support grassroots, youth, LGBTQIA+, Indigenous, disability, racial justice, and women-led organizations who are at the frontlines every day. We need to pay better attention to how different groups have traditionally been marginalized in these conversations and bring them to the front and center of our current collective efforts. Processes must include all girls and women, in all their intersecting identities, inclusive of sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, and sex characteristics (SOGIESC) identities, race, class, disability, Indigeneity, and other identity factors. As noted in our recent endorsement of the statement: “An Affirmation of Feminist Principles,” we believe strongly that gender equality will not be achieved without the realization of the human rights of all trans, intersex, and nonbinary people. We hope to see diverse voices lifted and amplified at the Forum in Paris.
A gender equality advocate shares what makes them feel powerful on a community mural at the Women Deliver 2019 Conference. Photo Credit: This Is It Studios.
Young gender equality advocates kick off the Youth Zone at the Women Deliver 2019 Conference. Photo Credit: This Is It Studios.

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