Gender, Equality and Inclusion
At the Kofi Annan Foundation, inclusion, diversity, gender equality, and sustainability are at the heart of everything we do. Tolerance, inter-cultural dialogue and respect for diversity are more essential than ever in a world where people are becoming more and more closely interconnected.
Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance.
The Kofi Annan Foundation is a proud member of the International Gender Champions network. Read our Executive Director’s commitments
To celebrate International Women’s Day 2021, the Kofi Annan Foundation speaks with young women from our Extremely Together local chapters in Uganda, Somalia, Pakistan and the Philippines to find out…Read More
Around the world, acts of violent extremism are escalating, and women are increasingly being targeted. Women are often seen only as victims of violent extremism; however, women play many roles,…Read More
Guaranteeing the inclusion of women in peacebuilding processes in quantitative terms is not a synonym for meaningful participation. Belén Grau Contreras explains why we must also focus on the quality…Read More
Violence against women in politics is an intolerable violation of women’s rights which poses fundamental challenges to democratic values and electoral processes. To tackle this issue, the Kofi Annan Foundation…Read More