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Global Campaign on Gender-Based Violence Workshop ahead of the Generation Equality Forum

Published 6 May 2021 in News

As part of the SDG Global Festival of Action, organized by the UN SDG Action Campaign, and a few weeks before the Generation Equality Forum in Paris, Focus 2030 a co-organized with the Collectif Générations Féministes a workshop to initiate a global campaign against gender-based violence.

This event brought together Tara Mukeku-Cilolo, Communications Officer of the Collectif Générations Féministes, Nidal Azhary, Director of the Union Féministe Libre and Ulukbek Batyrgaliev, member of the steering committee of Y SAFE - International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF).

Participants seized the opportunity to discuss the state of gender-based violence in the world during a workshop facilitated by Fabrice Ferrier, Director of Focus 2030.

This workshop, entitled « Launching a global campaign on gender-based violence ahead of the Generation Equality Forum », was an opportunity to recall the issues and realities of gender inequalities.

The panelists were able to share their own experiences and reiterate the importance of mobilizing to tackle gender-based violence.

Tara Mukeku-Cilolo presented the goals of the campaign and the event that the Collectif Génération Féministes and #NousToutes will jointly lead a few days before the beginning of the Forum in France, which will take place from June 30 to July 2.

Around 100 participants took part in the conversation by sharing their suggestions for the campaign so that it can generate maximum impact.

The full video of the workshop is available below.