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Join the Generation Equality Forum

The Mexico Generation Equality Forum is here! Kicking off this week in Mexico from 29-31 March, the Generation Equality Forum is a civil society-centered, global gathering for gender equality convened by UN Women and co-hosted by the governments of Mexico and France, in partnership with civil society and youth. It will be a major global inflection point for gender equality, catalyzing new energy, actions and investments. 

For more information on the Generation Equality Mexico Forum here. To download the programme see here.

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If you were not able to register in time - some of the spaces will be live streamed: 

DAY 1. MARCH 29, 2021

  1. 7:00-7:45 am [CST] | 9:00-9:45 am [EDT]Opening Ceremony/Press Conference will be streamed from the President of Mexico’s YouTube channel:

  2. 8:30-10:00 am [CST] | 10.30-12 pm [EDT] Plenary Session: Women and Transformative Leadership for Generation Equality

  3. Thematic Session: The role of media in building a feminist agenda


DAY 2. MARCH 30, 2021

  1. 12:00–13:30 pm [CST] | 2-3:30 pm [EDT] Plenary Session: Cities and territories in front of an inclusive recovery: a 25-year Beijing review


DAY 3. MARCH 31, 2021

  1. 8:30–9:15 am [CST] | 10:30-11:15 am [EDT] Plenary Session: The Work Ahead: Action Coalitions and the Compact on the Women, Peace and Security and Humanitarian Action

  2. 10:35–11:05 am [CST] | 12:35-1:05 pm [EDT] Plenary Session: Civil Society Pathway | Reflexions - Core Group of Generation Equality Forum  11:30 am – 12:3 0pm | 1:30-2:30 pm [EDT]

  3. Closing: Mobilizing Commitments | Closing remarks – Passing the Torch 

Girl and youth led or serving spaces during the Forum:


Young Feminist Platform + chat space for young people engaged in the GEF hosted by Young Feminist Europe: Young Feminist Mighty Network - Sign up here


Girl + Youth Booths: During the Forum there will be open during the entire Forum! More information coming on this!


AGIP Girl Led spaces: A space for all adolescent participants (12-19 years) of Mexico Forum 

  • Session 1:  Orientation and Capacity Building,  29th March 2021 8:00-10:00 Mexico City / 10:00-12:00 New York / 19:30-21:30 India / 15:00-17:00 London 

  • Session 2: Reflections, Networking & Action Forward 30th March 2021 20:00-22:00 Mexico City / 22:00-24:00 New York /  7:30-9:30 India (31st March) / 3:00-5:00 London ((31st March). To register click here


Public Conversations Platform: Generation Equality Official platform for discussion during the Forum:


Events after the Mexico forum

  • The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum 8 April 2021. For more information, see here.

  • Restless Development invites you to join the Feminist Action Lab: Building Our Intergenerational Power – an advocacy crash course on the tools and ideas needed for the future of gender advocacy. See here

  • Generation Equality Forum, Paris, 30 June - 2nd July 2021.

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Act for Equal: USE YOUR VOICE


  1. Share the placards and help us draw attention

  2. Join the conversation on social media by using the hashtag #GenerationEquality and #ForoGeneracionIgualdad hashtags, as well as following the official social media accounts.

  3. During the Forum on the last day - we are asking people to join in a social media storm and share their commitments to Generation Equality and share the Mural that will be unveiled. 

  4. Write to your government or a major corporation and as the to act Download an example letter you can use here


Check out the Social Media Package specific to the Forum in Mexico City: 

You can access the social media package with content available in English, French, and Spanish here:




Use these hashtags to join the conversation online: 

English: #GenerationEquality | #ActForEqual 

Spanish: #ForoGeneraciónIgualdad | #ActuemosPorLaIgualdad 

French: #GénérationÉgalité | #EgalitéOnAgit 

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Contributing to visions, competitions + cultural events 


  • A PATHWAY TOWARDS A CSO FEMINIST AGENDA FOR GENERATION EQUALITY: General information, Survey for systematizing the contributions made by feminist and women’s rights organizations on the Generation Equality Forum framework 



  • Artivism Competition: Be a part of the Generation Equality campaign: Visualize and capture what activism and actions for gender equality mean to you and share your vision of a gender-equal future for more info: here


  • The World YWCA, in partnership with Sayfty will be launching an online campaign, #MyBodyMyMind on Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) and mental health and young women changing narratives. March 15 to 26, The first week of the campaign will be led directly by young women leaders in their regions, followed by a one-week global campaign connecting all the regions and providing engagement opportunities to women and young women worldwide.