The non-proﬁ t FORGENDER SEAL Association’s purpose is to create gender management systems that help develop fairer and more egalitarian societies. It also strives for participatory democracies with parity of representation, and generating political conviction and determination in favor of equality.
The SG City 50-50 Standard is the ﬁrst international rule that allows to implement a managing system for the assessment and certiﬁ cation of the commitment of city governments in favor of gender equality.
A city obtains the Gender Equality Seal through a certiﬁcation process, and in this way, the city reinforces its leadership and becomes an agent of change, politically and strategically committed in favor of the effective equality between women and men.
The SG CITY 50-50 Seal, provides the municipalities with a tool that favors in inclusion of the gender perspective in policies and actions of local administrations
The Gender Equality Seal was designed by following the municipal areas of responsibility, the national regulations, and the international mandates and treaties concerning women’s human rights, human development, cities, and climate change (the 2030 Agenda and the New Urban Agenda).
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