CREATING AN IDEA WHOSE TIME HAS COME
A Revolutionary Commitment to Ignite the Power of Women Around the World.
IT IS TIME FOR BIG BOLD ACTION
We have just witnessed UN Women achieve a historic milestone for women at the Generation Equality Forum in Paris. Its bold agenda to accelerate gender justice for women will be under-written by nearly USD $40 Billion in investments and ambitious policy commitments from governments, philanthropy, civil society, youth organizations and the private sector.
This is the boldness we have been waiting to see, a powerful action-oriented agenda mobilizing all sectors of society to make it a “formidable force, ready to open a new chapter in advancing gender equality,” as Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, succinctly stated.
Bravo and bravo again! I am truly humbled and grateful for these commitments which gives UN Women’s visionary leadership a springboard to mobilize an unstoppable global movement to