Commission on the Status of Women


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Kingdom of Sweden

Committee: Committee of the Status of Women Topic: The Economics of Gender Inequality

“Gender equality is more than a goal itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance” (Kofi Annan, Former Secretary General of the United Nations)

No State in the world has yet achieved gender parity[1]. Even though there has been a substantial advance in most of the countries and women enjoy protection and opportunities to develop as human beings able to make positive contributions to the society, the still-existing inequalities between men and women regarding unpaid work, education, working life, leader...