High School General Assembly Third Committee A
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Committee: General Assembly-Third Committee A
Topic: Advancement of women: Social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls
Country: The Republic of the Union of Myanmar
School: Global Leader Education
Delegate: Qi Rongrong
Women and girls represent half of the world’s population. Gender equality, besides being a fundamental human right, is essential to achieve peaceful societies, with full human potential and sustainable development. Moreover, it has been shown that empowering women spurs productivity and economic growth. Unfortunately, there is still a long way to go to achieve full equality of rights and opportunities between men and women.
UN support for the rights of women began with the Organization's founding Charter. The significance of the advancement of women goes without saying. In order to better solve the problems，The United Nations has held four World Conferences on women issues. A series of important documents including the Beijing Declaration have been adopted, and a series of positive and effective measures have been taken. The Istanbul Declaration and Programme of Action mentioned that women's empowerment is an important component of good governance in the country. The United Nations pays close attention to the issue of women's rights as a means to achieve world peace and sustainable development goals. It is under the unified leadership and unremitting efforts of the United Natio...