Generation Equality | Global comic and cartoon competition
UN Women, together with the European Commission, Belgium, France, Mexico and in partnership with Cartooning for Peace, is organising a global Comic and Cartoon Competition under the Generation Equality campaign, which marks the 25th anniversary of the groundbreaking Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action that set out how to remove the systemic barriers that hold women back from equal participation in all areas of a life-visionary agenda for the empowerment of women and girls.
- You are between 18 and 28 years old.
- You believe in gender equality and realizing women’s rights for an equal future.
- You want to express your vision of a gender-equal generation in a drawing.
- Unleash the power of your creativity and PICTURE IT!
The submission deadline is 14 March 2021
Selection of winners
The first-, second-, and third-prize winners of the competition will get the chance to attend the virtual opening of the Forum in Paris, and will be among the changemakers of this generation, including civil society, international organizations, governments, business, cities, parliaments, trade unions, media, and more! In addition, an exhibition with the cartoons from all finalists will take place during the Generation Equality Forum in Paris (in situ/virtual, depending on the situation).
The prizes will be:
- First Prize: EUR 1200
- Second Prize: EUR 750
- Third Prize: EUR 500
In addition, the winners will have their work featured on several platforms, such as the website of Cartooning for Peace, but also on websites of other official partners and their respective social media channels.
In cooperation with Cartooning for Peace, professional and renowned comic artists from different corners of the world have been identified as members of the jury.
Find more information on the Competition, including the full terms and conditions, and upload your drawing on the UN Women website