Junior Committee

-Broadening the Scope of Women’s Citizenship, Leadership, and Political Participation in Transition Countries

Women’s rights have been a topic of discussion for centuries. Some think that we’ve created an equal ground for both women and men while others argue we are not even close to equality. From the local to the global level, women’ leadership and political participation are restricted. As of 2021 there are females in the highest executive power just in 14 countries. Women are underrepresented as voters as well as in leading positions, whether in elected office, the civil service, the private sector or academia. This year the junior committee will advocate for laws and policies which will ensure gender equality in politics, leadership and citizenship sustainably.