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GENERATION EQUALITY FORUM

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The Generation Equality Forum took place in Mexico City from 29 to 31 March and in Paris from 30 June to 2 July 2021. The Forum brought together stakeholders from all sectors to launch a 5-year action agenda. The Forum launched over 1,000 commitments with an aggregate estimated value of US$40 Billion in financial commitments. Through the Action Coalitions and Compact on Women, Peace and Security and Humanitarian Action that were launched at the Forum, trailblazing stakeholders are advancing irreversible progress towards gender equality and the Sustainable Development Goals.

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GENERATION EQUALITY FORUM
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Accountability for Action

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ACCOUNTABILITY FOR ACTION

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Accountability and transparency are critical to the success of Generation Equality. For the initiative to achieve meaningful progress, Action Coalition Leaders, Commitment Makers and Compact Signatories must report transparently on their commitments and demonstrate that they have met their promises for women and girls.

Through a consultative process UN Women has established Accountability Frameworks for the Action Coalitions and Compact. These frameworks and processes will help to show progress on the delivery of commitments and generate data for analysis. The qualitative and quantitative data that will be made available will enable global advocacy efforts and help ensure an inclusive accountability process for Generation Equality.

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ACTION COALITIONS

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The Generation Equality Action Coalitions are the world’s roadmap for gender equality and acceleration of progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals, as well as the full realization of the Beijing Platform for Action. These innovative, multi-stakeholder partnerships focus on six critical areas for gender equality to achieve concrete change for women and girls worldwide.

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The Action Coalition on Gender-based Violence is accelerating the achievement of a world free from violence for all women and girls.

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The Action Coalition on Economic Justice and Rights is dismantling systemic barriers to ensure the full realization of women’s and girls’ economic rights.

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The Action Coalition on Feminist Action for Climate Justice is uplifting feminist approaches to addressing the climate crisis to help build a more sustainable and equitable planet.

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The Action Coalition on Bodily Autonomy and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights is standing up for the right of women and girls to make decisions about their bodies without risking discrimination, coercion or violence.

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The Action Coalition on Feminist Movements and Leadership is uplifting the power of feminist movements in all their diversity as drivers of inclusive change.

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The Action Coalition on Technology and Innovation is exploring the ground-breaking opportunities presented through technology and innovation to advance progress on gender equality.

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The Global Acceleration Plan for Gender Equality – co-designed by the Generation Equality Action Coalitions - is a transformative roadmap that defines the most critical actions necessary to accelerate progress on gender equality and the Sustainable Development Goals in the next five years

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WHAT ARE COMMITMENTS?

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Commitments are a key mechanism for the implementation of the Action Coalition’s Global Acceleration Plan. Strong commitments from all partners are essential to accelerate investment and implementation in order to catapult progress on gender equality.

When we work together, we can drive lasting change with quantifiable results for all women and girls.” Ms. Sima Bahous, Executive Director of UN Women

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FINANCIAL
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To support the realization of an action to advance gender equality results.
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ADVOCACY
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ADVOCACY
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ADVOCACY
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To amplify and mobilize support for transformative change to achieve the goals of the Action Coalition.
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POLICY
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To demonstrate how an action can be translated to concrete policy change in the context of a government, company, or organization.
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To deliver programs, services, research or other actions, with a focus on scale.

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HOW TO COMMIT – Coming soon!

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Interested in making a commitment to Generation Equality? Contact us at actioncoalitions@unwomen.org to be notified when the updated registration form is available.

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WHAT IS A STRONG COMMITMENT
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WHO CAN BECOME A COMMITMENT MAKER
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COLLECTIVE COMMITMENTS
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STEPS AHEAD
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NEWS & EVENTS

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THE GLOBAL ALLIANCE FOR CARE URGES GOVERNMENTS AND STAKEHOLDERS TO DECLARE 2023 A MOMENTOUS YEAR FOR THE CARE ECONOMY
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THE GLOBAL ALLIANCE FOR CARE URGES GOVERNMENTS AND STAKEHOLDERS TO DECLARE 2023 A MOMENTOUS YEAR FOR THE CARE ECONOMY
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On 27 September, at a high-level event the Global Alliance for Care promoted the co-responsibility of all sectors for the creation of comprehensive care systems that allow universal access to quality care.

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THE FIRST GENERATION EQUALITY ACCOUNTABILITY MOMENT
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THE FIRST GENERATION EQUALITY ACCOUNTABILITY MOMENT
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On 23 September, leaders and allies gathered at the first Generation Equality Accountability Moment to reflect on one year of progress and reaffirm accountability and transparency for the Generation Equality success.

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LAUNCHING A YEAR OF ACTION TO BUILD MORE EQUAL AND INCLUSIVE DIGITAL SOCIETIES
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LAUNCHING A YEAR OF ACTION TO BUILD MORE EQUAL AND INCLUSIVE DIGITAL SOCIETIES
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On 21 September, the Action Coalition on Technology and Innovation marked the 77th United Nations General Assembly with a high-level event to inspire a global multi-sector mobilization to shape a feminist digital future.

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YOUTH LEADERSHIP AND INTERGENERATIONAL PARTNERSHIP: THE DRIVING FORCE OF GENERATION EQUALITY
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YOUTH LEADERSHIP AND INTERGENERATIONAL PARTNERSHIP: THE DRIVING FORCE OF GENERATION EQUALITY
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Youth and adolescents are leading global movements for change, bringing renewed energy and opportunities for achieving a more equal world for all.