To amplify the voices of youth leaders and young professionals, providing a platform for their perspectives on gender equality and channels for their advocacy at the United Nations. To convene young people to consult and contribute to the advancement of the international feminist movement.
We envision bridging the intergenerational gap in the global feminist movement and empowering young people to flourish as leaders and decision makers across all sectors, for a more gender equitable world.
WHAT DO YLYP MEMBERS DO?
Co-create events, spaces for consultation, learning and advocacy, both in person and online
Channel their voices to influence deliberations at the United Nations and other activities related to gender equality
Connect with youth advocates and professionals around the world
Contribute innovative ideas to the work of NGO CSW/NY, including our Consultation Day and annual NGO CSW Forum
Take the mission of NGO CSW/NY out to a wider audience
BENEFITS OF BEING A YLYP:
Have access to a diverse group of dynamic and influential people with a broad range of backgrounds and experiences
Receive email updates about events, campaigns, lectures, and professional development activities around women's human rights
Have formal affiliation with NGO CSW/NY
WHO ARE YLYP's?
Young people aged 18-40 with an interest in advancing global women’s human rights and gender equality.
You can become an official Young Leader and Young Professional member for $25 annually.
In collaboration with Women Have Wings, the NGO CSW Youth Leaders & Young Professionals are thrilled to announce the five winners of the NGO CSW65 $5,000 Young Feminist Awards! These youth-led, transformative projects and organizations were chosen from over 900 submissions. Because we received so many amazing submissions, we'd also like to highlight the 20 runner-ups as well.
Scroll to meet the winners of the Young Feminist Awards!
To prepare young people and youth gender equality activists for CSW65, the NGO CSW/NY Youth Leaders & Young Professionals hosted an event series featuring virtual spaces for youth to share their voices, experiences, and visions, as well as different trainings and skills workshops.
Have access to a diverse group of dynamic and influential people with a broad range of backgrounds and experiences. Receive email updates about events, campaigns, lectures, and professional development activities around women’s human rights.