Table of Contents
- Front Page
- Literature Review
- Demography of Respondents
- Feminist Movements and Leadership
- End GBV
- Bodily Autonomy
- Economic Justice and Rights
- Climate Justice
- Tech Innovation and Gender Equality
- Next Steps
- Glossary of Terms
The Global Count (GC) is a global mapping project designed to ensure that individual women’s and gender-diverse people’s opinions, needs, and perspectives inform the Global Acceleration Plans for Gender Equality formed by each Action Coalition (AC) at the Generation Equality Forum (GEF) 2021.
At the close of a year defined by the COVID-19 pandemic when human rights authorities declared that gender-based violence and inequities in the workplace are as bad as they were 25 years ago, in 2021, it is more crucial than ever to get an accurate and comprehensive picture of how individuals around the world are being impacted by gender inequality. The post-pandemic “Global Reset” allows us an opportunity to give people from all contexts and walks of life the opportunity to define the issues affecting their lives and inform how we rebuild our systems and societies in an equitable way.
The Global Count is an opportunity to ensure the voices of women and gender-diverse people define what is needed when it comes to funding and policy-making decisions that will impact them.
The Global Count is poised to hold Global Acceleration Plans for Gender Equality to account.
The Global Count gives unique insight into the experiences and needs of women and gender-diverse people across the world and lays the groundwork for filling the gaps when it comes to quality data on key issues impacting these groups. What it also offers is an accountability mechanism to ensure policies, funding and programme decisions around key themes that affect women and gender-diverse people’s lives match the lived reality and needs they have cited themselves.
We hope to be able to demonstrate its function as a mechanism to strengthen the Action Coalitions’ plans to accelerate gender equality, and to guarantee the efforts of all at the GEF can have lasting and irreversible impacts. Women themselves are the key to understanding how we can tackle gender inequality – now is the time to integrate their voices fully into our efforts to uplift and help all women and gender-diverse people thrive.