The Finnish Ministry of
Social Affairs and Health awards the International Gender Equality Prize and
this year, it is given for the third time. The prize is indeed noteworthy, EUR
300,000. Candidates to receive the prize may be nominated until 16 May 2021.
prize is awarded to a person or organisation that has advanced gender equality
in a globally significant way. The recipient will then forward the money to a
cause or organisation that will strengthen gender equality.
first prize in 2017 was awarded to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is one
of the most influential women in the world and a role model for many women and
girls. In 2019 the prize was awarded to Equality Now, an organisation that defends
the rights of women worldwide.
is welcome to nominate a candidate. Use
the link below to submit your proposal (in English).
Siltanen, Project Coordinator, tel. +358 50 911