Accelerating efforts to promote gender equality and women’s rights

Watch Bafana Khumalo, Sonke Co-Founder and Director of Strategic Partnerships, on a high level panel at the UN in New York together with heads of states from three countries, senior UN officials and leaders of civil society working for gender equality.

Co-Panelists included: the President of Chile Michelle Bachelet; the Prime Minister of Norway, Erna Solberg; the President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf; the Chair of the African Union, Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma; the ED of UNFPA, Babatunde Osotimehin; the Deputy ED of UN Women, Yannick Glemarec; the Permanent Representative of Norway to the UN, Ambassador Geir O. Pedersen; Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs José García-Margallo y Marfil; Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman; and civil society leaders Charlotte Bunch, Centre for Women’s Global Leadership; Michael Kimmel, Professor, Center for Men and Masculinities, SUNY Stonybrook; Linda Noor, Minotenk – Minority Political Think Tank; and Rød-Larsen, President of the International Peace Institute.

Watch the summit here: