I speak not for myself but for those without voice… those who have fought for their rights… their right to live in peace, their right to be treated with dignity, their right to equality of opportunity, their right to be educated.
The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women is a branch within the United Nations dedicated to supporting inter-governmental bodies, such as the Commission on the Status of Women, in their formulation of policies, global standards and norms. Since its creation in July 2010, UN Women has become the leader in meeting the needs of the world’s women, coordinating the UN system’s work on gender equality as well as promoting accountability through regular monitoring of system-wide progress.
The following are the honorable chairs for UN Women:
Head Chair: Brooke Spencer
Vice Chair: Rishi Desai
Legal: Arushri Girish
The topics for this committee are Women in STEM Fields and Gender Equality in Developing Nations. Topic synopses are available by clicking on the underlined links. Position papers are preferred by Saturday, March 25th, 2017, by 11:59:59 PM to their respective committee emails, found at the top of all topic synopses. Position papers will be graded towards Research Awards until Friday, March 31st, 2017, 11:59:59 PM.