The call for proposals for the International Gender Equality Prize is now open to the public. The prize, which will be awarded for the third time at the end of 2021, can go to a person or organisation working to promote gender equality in an internationally significant way. The award sum for the next prize is EUR 300,000. The deadline for nominations is 16 May.
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Achieving gender equality globally is not an easy task. But it is by no means impossible. Every day a great number of passionate people are working towards making it reality. And once every two years, one of them is awarded the prestigious International Gender Equality Prize. Who will it be this year?
How the International Gender Equality Prize helped Equality Now hold governments accountable in 2020 When people celebrate their birthdays, they usually receive presents. But countries are a bit different – or at least Finland is. To mark their 100 years of independence in 2017, Finns decided they should give a present instead.
Global women’s rights organisation Equality Now has received the International Gender Equality Prize from Finland.
The first International Gender Equality Prize, awarded in 2017, was granted towards building a shelter for victims of gender-based violence in Niamey, Niger. What was the impact of the prize money for the organisation building the House of Hope?