Our calls to action
The Elders urge leaders to prioritise access to justice and gender equality and call for:
"We should seize this oppotunity to addresses the injustices laid bare by the pandemic."
"You are needed now more than ever."
ELLEN JOHNSON SIRLEAF
How do we accelerate the unfinished business of the landmark Beijing Declaration on women’s rights?
Watch Mary Robinson and Amani Aruri, a member of the Global Youth Task Force on Beijing+25, in conversation:
In a special guest blog for The Elders, UN Youth Envoy Jayathma Wickramanayake reflects on access to justice for women and girls. As the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated pre-existing inequalities and emerging data shows a significant increase in gender-based violence around the world, Jayathma considers the issues of access to justice for women and girls amid the pandemic – and how we can counter it.
High Level Advocacy Workshop
"This is a seminal moment to push forward action on women's rights."