UNESCO in Action for Gender Equality 2020-2021

On International Women’s Day 2022 UNESCO launched a new report to showcase UNESCO’s actions to advance gender equality.

Report Summary

UNESCO’s global priority gender equality has taken on new meaning over the past two years, that have been marked by dramatic social, political, environmental, and economic changes around the world.

This report showcases what UNESCO has accomplished even during the global health pandemic that had distinct gendered impacts. It provides key data, best practices and lessons learned.

Overall, this publication shows how UNESCO worked together with its stakeholders to counter backlashes and strengthen the resilience of women and girls through education, sciences, culture, communication, and information.

UNESCO's participation in the Generation Equality Forum is documented in this report, including the global commitment it made to advance gender equality in and through education, as well as in the fields of technology, innovation and the creative industries.

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