The International Gender Equality Prize was awarded in 2019 on the 2 of December. The prize was given to a global women’s rights organisation Equality Now.
UN Women's Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka's words to the Prize ceremony.
Read the Jury's reason for the awarding and discription of the nominee.
Thank you to everyone who nominated a candidate for the International Gender Equality Prize!
Anyone was welcome to nominate a candidate for the prize between 25 October and 31 December 2018. All the nominations were submitted to a prize jury consisting of international experts. The Government will make the final decision on the recipient of the prize.