High School General Assembly 7


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Maximillian Murphy

Position Paper

Committee Seven Topic:

Rethinking and Strengthening Social Development in the Contemporary World

Social development spans across all aspects of living in the contemporary world. It affects human rights, education, healthcare, economic activity and social protection. Positive growth in these areas are not increasing at a rate in which they should. Within Belgium, there are some social issues that include discrimination and gender inequalities. These challenges are often based on preconceived notions which could easily be prevented through the use of education and deconstructing of stereotypes. These biases are also prevalent in the wider international community.

Many countries do not have laws written that blatantly discriminate against marginalized groups of society. Howe...