The International Gender Equality Prize (IGEP) will be awarded by the Government of Finland on 2 December at Tampere Hall. The prize, which was awarded for the first time in 2017, is a recognition of internationally significant work to promote gender equality. German Chancellor Angela Merkel received the prize in 2017. She directed the prize money to a Nigerien organisation that defends victims of domestic violence. The IGEP ceremony is organized by the Government of Finland, the City of Tampere and Tampere Hall. Watch the 2019 prize ceremony live stream on Yle Areena from 14.55.
The winner of the International Gender Equality Prize will be announced 2 December in Tampere