Champion
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka
Executive Director and Assistant Secretary-General, United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

I am pleased to be part of the International Gender Champions. Leaders in all sectors play a central role in supporting the achievement of a Planet 50-50 by 2030 and the Gender Champions make an important contribution to this goal.

I support the IGC Panel Parity Pledge.
  • In order to strengthen the response of law enforcement, to crimes of violence against women and girls , and further guide policy and affect institutional change, ensure the roll out of the UN Women led Police Handbook on Gender-Responsive Police Services for Women and Girls subject to Violence, in 20 countries

  • Convene two global, multi-stakeholder forums on gender equality to drive collective, urgent action and deliver concrete, game-changing commitments, in order to secure transformative change for women and girls.