UN Women is consistently one of the most vocal advocates for a broad range of women’s issues worldwide. “UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide.” I am proud to be an active member – read about them or find a local chapter here.
Recently UN Women launched the Heforshe.org campaign to involve men in the campaign for gender equality. Add your voice: go to their site, read and listen, download their logo as your profile. Where else can you listen to Matt Damon, Antonio Banderas, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Patrick Stewart and Ban Ki-moon all on the same page? In French, Spanish AND English. See also the NYTimes article about the campaign.