Stop Telling Half The Story: The UK government must deliver on women’s leadership in 2021

Women and girls’ priorities must be central to crisis response, and the best way to make this happen is to have them lead efforts to prevent and respond. This briefing paper sets out how and why the UK in 2021 must be a global champion for diverse women’s voice and leadership in crisis at the G7, at COP26 and demonstrated through UK Aid.

The paper urges the UK government to:

  • Maintain the 0.7% commitment to UK Aid, and increase support for women’s leadership and rights, including women’s rights organisations responding to crises
  • Ensure diverse women’s leadership and priorities shape the G7 agenda on recovery from COVID-19
  • Make gender justice and women’s leadership central to the COP26 agenda.
  • Countries: Global
  • Published: February 2021

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