Beijing+20

The Beijing Platform for Action
Turns 20

Beijing+20 Birds
Highlights
Beijing+20 around the world

From Australia to Jordan, global, regional and national events are taking place in all corners of the globe in the lead up to the 20-year anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (Beijing+20). Join us, picture a world where gender equality is a reality for every woman and girl. More

In the words of...
Geena Davis

Academy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor Geena Davis is a long-standing advocate for women’s diverse portrayal in the media, and Founder of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media. The Institute released the first-ever global study on female characters in popular films, in 2014, with support from UN Women and the Rockefeller Foundation.

Q & A
Matt Winkler

As Editor-in-Chief of Bloomberg News, Matt Winkler oversaw a dedicated strategy to increase gender balance in both the newsroom itself and in the organization’s editorial coverage. In a wide-ranging interview, he reflects on how and why they pursued this transformative strategy, and its successes and challenges.

Women of achievement
Vesna Andree Zaimovcic EN

Known as one of the most creative people in the industry, Vesna Andree Zaimović is co-creator of Radio Sarajevo’s web portal, one of the most visited websites in the rolling hills of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and what many call the best news source in the country.

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Media leaders and journalists speak on women in media
Ariana Huffington square

As part of a #Beijing20 social media campaign that runs throughout May, inspiring journalists tell us what changes they want to see for women and the media.

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Empowering Women – Empowering Humanity: Picture It!

Almost 20 years ago, 189 countries adopted the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, a visionary roadmap for women's rights and empowerment. Much has been achieved since, but much more needs to be done and can be done. A world in which gender equality is a reality: Picture it!