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Nilgun Binışık has been the principal of the Fenerbahce College’s Primary School and Kindergarten for four years. After participating in gender equality seminars organized by UN Women under the HeForShe movement – Fenerbahce Sports Club collaboration, she was inspired to become a change leader for gender equality and raise awareness about the issue among young people. Under the leadership of change leaders including Nilgün Binışık , a Gender Equality Education Programme was launched at Fenerbahce College, to spread a culture of equality in the school and beyond.
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Known as a pro-feminist and an advocate for gender equality, the famous actor Kerem Bürsin became the first National Advocate of the HeForShe Movement in Turkey. UN Women’s solidarity movement HeForShe offers an innovative and inclusive approach to mobilizing men as partners with women in challenging gender inequalities. 
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Famous actor Kerem Bürsin became the first advocate for HeForShe Turkey, UN Women’s solidarity movement to advance gender equality through engaging men and boys.
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Emirhan Erdoğan (31) is an editor and Sports Broadcaster for Fenerbahçe Sports Club TV channel. He is also a change leader for gender equality in the Fenerbahçe Sports Club. As a strong defender of gender equality, he attended training of trainers on gender equality that UN Women Turkey provided as part of the HeForShe Movement Fenerbahçe Sports Club partnership.
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Sports can have a powerful influence on gender equality. A workshop organized by HeForShe in Turkey, with Fenerbahçe Sports Club and support from Tüpraş, examined how sports can foster gender equality across society. Participants launched practical guidelines for gender-responsive sports organizations.
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One of Turkey’s sports establishment’s most prominent members, Fenerbahçe Sports Club signs on to UN Women's Sports for Generation Equality Initiative, committing to making gender-equality a reality on and off the playing field.
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Karyna Starodubtseva is a Bachelor of Law student at the Volodymyr Dahl East Ukrainian National University, Severodonetsk. Karyna as a young feminist leader was nominated to be a voice of students’ community to advocate for a more inclusive and accessible learning environment at her university. She is a passionate and committed activist bridging the gap for youth with diverse background amidst conflict.
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Violetta Rec is the Chairperson of the Student Cadet Council at Dnipro State University of Internal Affairs in Ukraine. She talks about gender equality and breaking stereotypes , as a part of the HeForShe University Tour created by UN Women in Ukraine in support of the HeForShe solidarity movement.
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Tüpraş, the largest industrial company in Turkey and a supporter of the HeForShe-Fenerbahçe Sports Club partnership, continues to be an exemplary role model for ensuring gender equality and women’s empowerment together with UN Women Turkey. General Manager of Tüpraş İbrahim Yelmenoğlu, spoke to UN Women about the private sector’s role and Tüpraş’s roadmap for ensuring equality and women’s empowerment.
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For the fourth time, Ukraine hosted the HeForShe Arts Week – an art marathon that brings together museums, galleries, cinemas and other creative institutions around the themes of gender equality and human rights. Women's leadership and outstanding Ukrainian women artists became the focus of the HeForShe Arts Week 2021, and the slogan was: Inner fire to inspire.
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For the third year in a row, UN Women Ukraine and the Ukrainian Institute awarded Women in Arts 2021 winners. The laureates of the Award were announced on March 12, during the HeForShe Arts Week 2021.
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2nd year student of International Relations at National university of Kyiv-Mohyla, Daria Sholomitska from Ukraine talks about gender equality in universities and how HeForShe can help.
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The podcast series is part of initiatives launched under UN Women’s Media Compact partnership with GQ Magazine Turkey and aims to raise awareness on gender equality, break down gender stereotypes, and address the role of men and boys in achieving gender equality. With three episodes published so far, the podcast series will continue to discuss unspoken subjects in 2021.
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HeForShe Turkey partner Fenerbahçe Sports Club, one of the biggest sports clubs in Turkey, drove a powerful campaign for this years’ 16 Days of Activism to raise awareness and call for the elimination of violence against women and girls by demanding #ZeroTolerance.
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The aim of HeForShe Congress this year was to provide Ukrainian businesses and private sector partners with the understanding and tools on how to practically promote gender equality in their work and to change the corporate culture.
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Selin Özünaldım, 17, is a young HeForShe Advocate in Turkey. She talks about her activism and how everyone can take a step for gender equality.
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Gender equality and women’s rights are not just women’s issue, it is a human rights issue. Women combat for their rights every day everywhere. But to achieve an equal world for all, men should question power dynamics in their actions and words and take responsibility for change.
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HeForShe Turkey partner Fenerbahçe Sports Club has become a signatory of the Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs), which aim to empower women for equal participation in economic life in all sectors and at all levels.
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The HeForShe solidarity movement launched the #HeForSheAtHome (#EvdeHeForShe in Turkish) campaign in Turkey. The campaign calls on men to share domestic and care work equally and invites them to share their stories on social media to inspire others. Celebrities started to support the campaign by sharing their messages on positive masculinities on social media.
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On March 13, UN Women Ukraine presented the central project of HeForShe Arts Week 2020 - an augmented reality (AR) gallery app highlighting artwork by Ukrainian women artists of the past and present.