The Comic and Cartoon Competition “Generation equality: picture it!” is inviting young people worldwide to share their vision of a gender-equal generation in a drawing. The Competition is part of the UN Women campaign “Generation Equality: Realizing women’s rights for an equal future”. The Campaign celebrates 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 life-avisionary agenda for the empowerment of women and girls.
Who can apply
- young people between 18 and 28 years old as of 18 January 2021.
How to apply
- entrants will have to picture their vision of what a gender equal generation looks like;
- each entrant can submit a comic or a cartoon which must be without words;
- each submission can be composed of one cartoon or a series, maximum six boxes.
- First Prize: EUR 1200
- Second Prize: EUR 750
- Third Prize: EUR 500
The three winners will get the chance to attend the virtual opening of the Forum in Paris. 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). Furthermore, the winners will have their work featured on several platforms, websites of other official partners and their respective social media channels.
Deadline: 14 March 2021.
Find out more here.