Communications for gender equality

In Sustainable Development Goal 5, world leaders have promised to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls. Communications and public engagement can help. OECD DevCom wants to gather lessons and experiences from campaigns related to SDG 5.

Check out the videos below, share your lessons and send us your links!

Through the HeForShe campaign, UN Women aims to involve men in promoting gender equality.

Denmark’s development cooperation (Danida) and Red Barnet (Save the Children) joined forces to create a powerful video against the practice of child marriage.

The Spotlight Initiative, led by the European Union (EU) and UN, aims to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls.

The following video by UN Women on violence against women includes a number of animated infographics and data visualisations.

In 2012, Plan International launched the Because I am a Girl campaign to encourage girls to stay in education and fulfil their potential.

Oxfam’s Women Unlimited campaign shows what can happen when women live without limits.

Spain’s Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality has launched a national campaign to help combat trafficking in women (#contralatratademujeres).

UN Women Pakistan’s #BeatMe campaign challenges the perception that a woman is weak presenting a several inspiring and “unbeatable” women.


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