The Interagency Gender Working Group promotes gender equity in order to improve global health and foster sustainable development.

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The Powerful Potential of Bystanders to Prevent Gender-Based Violence: Film Screening and Expert Panel Discussion

Bystanders have untapped power to disrupt the cultural norms and behaviors that promote and permit gender-based violence (GBV). What does it mean to be a positive bystander, especially in the #MeToo era? The IGWG’s GBV Task Force invites you to explore this question at an event dedicated to unpacking and understanding bystander approaches to reducing and preventing GBV. This exciting event will feature clips of...Read More

2019 IGWG Plenary: Gender in a Changing World New Opportunities, New Challenges

The global landscape is shifting every day, and those shifts have implications for gender equality and the work of gender champions. Evidence continues to point to the importance of cross-sectoral efforts when addressing gender equality and development. This year’s plenary highlighted new opportunities and strategies for advancing gender equality and health, and offered a space for the IGWG community to provide input on new and...Read More

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