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Women Heads of State and Government at Rio+20 Sign Call to Action

Heads of State and Government join Under-Secretary-General and UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet to sign a Call to Action: The Future Women Want on 21 June 2012 during the Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


From left: Dalia Grybauskaité, President of Lithuania; Julia Gillard, Prime Minister of Australia; Dilma Rousseff, President of Brazil; H.E. Ms Michelle Bachelet, UN Women Executive Director, Laura Chinchilla Miranda, President of Costa Rica; Portia Simpson Miller, Prime Minister of Jamaica; Doris Leuthard, former President of the Swiss Federation signing on behalf of President Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf; Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Prime Minister of Denmark


Photo Credit: UN Women/Fabricio Barreto

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Taken on June 21, 2012