Committee
World Conference on Women
Country
Guinea-Bissau

Author

Cite as https://mymun.com/ppdb/3923

Delegation from Guinea-Bissau

Represented by Carlotta Bruno and Emma Bertipaglia (University Luiss Guido Carli)

Position Paper for World Conference on Women

I. WOMEN IN CORPORATE AND ELECTORAL GOVERNANCE

Topic A focuses on the difficulties encountered by women for what concerns the possibility of being elected or be an active part of governmental or non-governmental institutions and the lack or incompleteness of resolutions proposed to solve the issue. We strongly believe that too often women have been neglected, socially and politically wise, and that equality needs to be achieved in the near future. Even though measures against discrimination have been taken, our country still suffers from lack of legislation that would permit the realization of those national and international commitments.
Violence against women and continues to be a serious concern in Guinea-Bissau and we believe that allowing women in governments and organizations could make a difference that, in...