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    Reducing poverty and increasing economic opportunity and mobility for all women regardless of race, class, age, gender and sexual orientation.

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    Ensuring every woman, girl and transgender individual is safe and lives free of violence in her/his/their neighborhood, school, community and home.
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    Promoting safe and healthy environments for women and girls with access to healthcare and resources to make healthy decisions about their bodies, gender, sexuality and reproduction.

Latest Achievements

16 Days Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign

The Commission on Gender Equity and the Mayor's Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence are led NYC's 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign from November 25 (International Day to End Violence against Women) through December 10 (International Human Rights Day).The campaign raised awareness about the far reaching consequences of gender-based violence, galvanizes government, community, corporate, and philanthropic sectors to dialogue and develop strategies to eliminate gender-based violence. Stay tuned for the campaign recap.

Key FY 2020 NYC Budget Highlights for Women and Girls, and Transgender and Gender Non-Binary New Yorkers

This document identifies key Fiscal Year 2020 Budget items that demonstrate the Administration's commitment to gender and racial equity, with a focus on new and expanded efforts, as they relate to CGE's three areas of focus: Economic Mobility and Opportunity, Health and Reproductive Justice, and Safety. Read more.

Pay Equity Public Hearing

On September 19, The NYC Commission on Gender Equity, Commission on Human Rights and Department of Consumer and Worker Protection hosted a Public Hearing on Pay Equity at the New York City Bar Association. Learn more.

Gender Equity Summits

In June, the Commission on Gender Equity went to all five boroughs to engage and mobilize New Yorkers of all gender identities, gender expressions, and backgrounds as we work to advance gender equity in NYC. Stay tuned for a report on our findings.