Finland’s International Gender Equality Prize goes to combating violence against women

The Government of Finland awards the International Gender Equality Prize now for the third time. This year's prizewinner is We Will Stop Femicide Platform, an organisation that does groundbreaking work combating violence against women in Turkey and whose work has a global relevance.

Finland's Prime Minister Sanna Marin handed out the 300,000-euro prize to Gülsüm Önal, Founder, President and the General Representative of We Will Stop Femicide Platform, and Fidan Ataselim, Founder and Secretary General of the organization, in Tampere on 22 November 2021.

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nadia Murad and Minister for Nordic Cooperation and Equality Thomas Blomqvist also spoke at the event.