High School General Assembly Third Committee A


Sophie Mullen
United States

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Committee: High School General Assembly Third Committee A

Country: Vietnam

School: Wilmington Friends School

Name: Sophie Mullen

Advancing women's empowerment and gender equality has been a long and continuous process.  This issue is one of the few universal dilemmas the entire world faces on a daily basis. Young girls, as well as adult women, across the globe, have been constantly discriminated against through major wage gaps and sexualization. The origin of this issue falls so far back beyond the point of remembrance.  For example, in Vietnam women were considered a fine beauty to most European men, and therefore were sold into marriage for a higher price. These purchases furt...