September 20, 2016 – New York, USA

HeForShe Equality Stories Spotlight Powerful Impact Created by Global Supporters

New York, NY (September 20, 2016) – A collection of short films, which showcased the tangible impact of HeForShe supporters worldwide, premiered at the HeForShe second anniversary event at the MoMA in New York City. These films follow four activists from different parts of the world on their journeys to create more equal and just societies. They provide a brief snapshot of how different men are breaking stereotypes and changing their own lives as they seek to change life for others. Four additional stories will premiere at HeForShe Arts Week in March.

HeForShe Equality Story | Malawi

A senior village chief from Malawi annuls 455 customary marriages, and sends 1312 girls and 143 boys back to school.

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HeForShe Equality Story | India

An Indian HeForShe supporter, who mobilized 121,000 HeForShe commitments, is leading advocacy workshops in rural areas to positively shift traditional gender norms.

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HeForShe Equality Story | Jordan

A young activist in Jordan redefines masculinity by leading workshops throughout the country. So far he has mobilized more than 22,000 HeForShe commitments.

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HeForShe Equality Story | Iceland

A male nurse in Iceland works toward deconstructing gender stereotypes in a country where only 2% of nurses are men.

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Photos from the event available at: https://www.flickr.com/photos/heforshe/albums/72157670838910784

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