Sounds of Freedom stands for freedom – to express, to be, and above all, to live freely as equals. This year’s edition, is presented by Teamwork Arts in partnership with UN Women, as a lead up to the 20th Anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action on Women. With the HeForShe campaign, Sounds of Freedom aims bring about a change in thinking and highlight the message that gender inequality is not just a women’s issue, but one of basic human rights, affecting everyone.
UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide
The HeForShe Commitment
Gender equality is not only a women’s issue, it is a human rights issue that requires my participation. I commit to take action against all forms of violence and discrimination faced by women and girls.