Local Champions for Gender equality
Nominations now Open

Nominations are invited for an individual who has made a significant contribution in the Knox community whether through a business, organisation or individually, towards achieving greater gender equality. Nominations close Friday 18 October 2019.

Previous Winners

Gender equality is the state in which access to rights or opportunities is unaffected by gender.

– Oxford Dictionaries

About us

Knox PLEDGE (People Linking to Embrace and Develop Gender Equality) is promoting the #HandsUp campaign for gender equality. Together with Knox services and community members we work towards inspiring people to embrace gender equality.

Through gender equality we aim to achieve:

  • No violence against women
  • Equal learning opportunities
  • Acceptance of all genders, cultures and abilities
  • No more victim blaming
  • Equal and respectful relationships
  • Equal pay for women
  • More women in leadership
  • Gender equity in schools
  • Flexible workplaces for parents
  • Equal carers roles
  • Shared responsibility in the home
  • No gender stereotyping


To join the discussion visit our Facebook page.

Pledge (People Linking to Embrace and Develop Gender Equality) is a project led by The Basin Community House

(03) 9757 6261 | www.pledge.org.au | www.facebook.com/PledgeKnox

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