By promoting awareness, building political commitment, and leveraging resources and knowledge – EQUALS partners seek to achieve digital gender equality and through this, to improve the livelihoods of millions around the world.
About EQUALS Partnership
EQUALS Partners play a valuable role in achieving digital gender equality. Each partner lends its own expertise, knowledge and capacity to this innovative movement – coordinated through a global action plan that leverages partners’ strengths.
Our partners include organizations from civil society, academic institutions, international organizations, private sector companies and governments. We are not able to accept individuals as partners at this time.
If your organization wishes to join EQUALS, you will be joining a growing network of global leaders who:
Pledge to collaborate with other partners on the EQUALS Action Agenda to achieve for tech gender equality;
Commit to specific, measurable action to bridge the gender digital divide;
Promote the work of EQUALS by advocating within and outside of their organizations for gender digital equality; and
Share knowledge that supports this important movement.
Your organization’s contribution to the EQUALS partnership can include:
Strengthening global data collection, reporting and sharing on tech gender equality issues;
Using big data to guide smart investments in women’s tech access, skills, roles;
Volunteering staff resources – technical, marketing, communication, research, etc.;
Joining an EQUALS Coalition to make progress and implement core activities; and
Donating or contributing work to scale-up the critical efforts of the EQUALS Global Partnership.
Contact us at EQUALS@itu.int to inquire about partnership.
Meet Our Partners
UNITED NATIONS UNIVERSITY*
UNU contributes, through research and education, to efforts to resolve pressing global problems of human survival, development and welfare.
INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATION UNION
ITU is the United Nations' specialized agency for information and communication technology, with 193 Member States and a membership of nearly 800 private sector entities and academic institutions. ITU is committed to connecting the world's unconnected.
UN Women is the global champion for gender equality, working to develop and uphold standards.
The GSMA is a trade body that represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide.
INTERNATIONAL TRADE CENTRE
ITC is the joint agency of the World Trade Organization and the United Nations.
UNITED NATIONS EDUCATIONAL, SCIENTIFIC AND CULTURAL ORGANIZATION*
UNESCO seeks to build peace through international cooperation in education, the sciences and culture.
The Internet Society supports and promotes the development of the Internet as a global technical infrastructure, a resource to enrich people’s lives, and a force for good in society.
DEUTSCHE GESELLSCHAFT FUR INTERNATIONALE ZUSAMMENARBEIT (GIZ)*
GIZ works to shape a future worth living around the world.
FEDERAL MINISTRY FOR ECONOMIC COOPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT (BMZ)*