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African Development Bank Joins HeForShe Alliance

UN Women is proud to announce the African Development Bank (AfDB) as the latest member of the HeForShe Alliance.

Small steps, big difference

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Change The Punchline

HeForShe Launches The #ChangeThePunchline
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HeForShe Alliance
Impact Report 2023

UN Women HeForShe Initiative is presenting
the 2023 HeForShe Alliance Impact Report

Introducing the New HeForShe Alliance

Bringing together the world's most ambitious leaders, the HeForShe Alliance aims to accelerate progress towards gender equality

We Are The United Nations Global Solidarity Movement For Gender Equality

HeForShe is an invitation for men and people of all genders to stand in solidarity with women to create a bold, visible and united force for gender equality. The men of HeForShe aren't on the sidelines. They're working with women and with each other to build businesses, raise families, and give back to their communities.

2 Billion activists in our community

2 Million

activists in our community and growing

3 Million conversations on social media every year

3 Billion

conversations on social media every year

600 million citizens represented by our global partners

600 Million

citizens represented by our global partners

HeForShe Alliance Impact Report 2023

The second report from the HeForShe Alliance overviews progress made against tangible commitments and features impact stories from our partners across government, business, non-profit organizations, and academia.

Be the Change

As a global movement, HeForShe partners with leaders who make tangible commitments towards accelerating gender equality. Known as HeForShe Champions, each partner generates a Proven Solution based on their commitment. HeForShe also provides impactful resources to supporters
all over the globe who are doing their part for a more equal world.


Our unique group of HeForShe Champions form the HeForShe alliance. They are an intimate group of the most ambitious leaders from across government, business, non-profit, and academia. From 2021, they are on a fire-year journey to accelerate progress toward gender equality.


Each one of us has a role to play to make gender equality a reality and the tools we need are right here. HeForShe Champions have done the hard work and shared their tried and tested for achieving parity at leadership, for ending gender-based violence and for many more of today's most critical equality issues.


Everyday HeForShe supporters like you are taking action to create real change in their communities. Take a look at our Action Kits and other resources to see what you can do.

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Why HeForShe

Portrait of Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick

I joined HeForShe to stand WITH and stand BY women. It is vital that we show solidarity, that we listen and that we learn.”

Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick
President of Howard University
Portrait of David Miliband

Without the contribution of men, without change in the way men behave, we won’t make the strides towards gender equality that are so important to all of us.”

David Miliband
CEO & President of International Rescue Committee
Portrait of Emma Watson

I’m inviting you to step forward, to be seen and to ask yourself… “If not me, who? If not now, when?”

Emma Watson
UN Women Global Goodwill Ambassador
Winston Duke

There cannot be gender justice if men sit on the side-lines.”

Winston Duke
Actor and HeForShe Advocate
Anne Hathaway

Why is it always women who have to break through the glass ceiling? Where are the men willing to throw boulders down through it? They are right here.”

Anne Hathaway
UN Women Global Goodwill Ambassador
Bob Moritz

Engaging men to be activists, disruptors, to make a change for the benefit of others is hugely important.”

Bob Moritz
Global Chairman of PwC International Limited