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Mainsubmitters:SyrianArabRepublic,ArabRepublicofEgypt Signatories:SaudiArabia,PeoplesRepublicofChina,Nigeria,Libya,Turkey,SouthAfrica,Malaysia, IslamicRepublicofPakistan,Uganda,Kenya,Israel,TheRussianFederation,RepublicofIndia, GermanFederation Topic:GenderInequality TheGeneralAssembly:Social,HumanitarianandCulturalCommittee, Awareofthediscriminationandunfairtreatment,includingbutnotlimitedtophysicalandsexual violence,restrictedpropertyownership,limitedaccesstohealthcare,restrictedfreedomstomarryor divorce,reducedpoliticalrights,restrictededucationorjobopportunities,judicialmiscarriage,and generalverbalinsults,towardswomeninavarietyofcountries, Stressingthatmanyconsequencesofsuchdiscrimination,whichincludebutarenotlimitedtoviolence, rape,murderandinfanticide,areunacceptableregardlessofcountryorlaws, Expressingconcernregardingthetreatmentofwomen, Recognisingthecultural,religiousorjudicialimplementationsand/orconcernsofcertaincountries, RecognizingthatpovertyinmanystatescanleadtoalackofWomensempowerment,

FurtherrecognizingthatWomensparticipationinpoliticsisaninalienableright, DesiringtoupholdtheBeijingDeclaration,whichrecommendsahigherparticipationofWomens participationinpolitics,includingbutnotlimitedtonationalparliaments Welcomingdialogue,discussionandcompromisebetweenvariouscountries,aswellasregionaland internationalinitiativestopromotesuchdialogue,inordertoachievingmutualunderstandingand,if necessary,cooperation, Desiringabalancebetweenreligiousand/orculturalsensibilitiesandtheneedtopromotegender equality,aswellasprotectwomenagainstharm,suchassexual,physicalandverbalabuse,inpublic and/orintheformofdomesticviolence, Upholdingthebeliefthatempowermentofwomenleadstotheoverallprosperityandwellbeingofthe memberstates,

1. Demandsthatallnationstatesaffirmtheircommitmenttocombatingcrimescommittedtowards womenarisingasaresultofprejudiceand/ordiscrimination, 2. Supportsunilateralormultilateralactionstowardspromotinggenderequalityinasmuchthatthe UNismadeawareofthemandtheyfallunderUNguidelines, 3. Recommendsallnationsstatespromoteeducationorequaleducationopportunitiesforwomen, inordertoallowwomentoenjoysimilarbasicintellectualrightsasmen,andmakethismeasure afirststeptowardspushingforgreatergenderequalityandmoremeasurespromotingequality forwomen, 4. Suggeststhatcountriestakestepsinimplementingmeasurestopromoteequaltreatmentof women,includingbutnotlimitedto: a. Increasingregulationstoensureequalityinemployment(encompassinghiringand treatmentintheworkplace) b. Increasingenforcementagainsthatecrimes,harmorlossesdealttoapersonbasedon theirgender,anddomesticviolence c. Improvinghealthcaretowardswomen 5. Urgesmemberstatestolegislatemeasuresofcombatinggenderdiscrimination,includinglaws thatspecifysuitablepunishmentofsuchdiscrimination 6. FurthercommendstheactivityoftheUNCommissionontheStatusofWomeninstudyingthe effectsofgenderdiscriminationonacountryspolitical,socialandeconomicdevelopmentand fortheresultstobemadeavailabletoallnationstates 7. Stressesthatmutualrespect,dialogueandcooperationshouldbepromoted,thoughimposing suchmeasuresonmemberstatescanconstituteanundemocraticaction 8. Urgesstatestoadoptmeasurestoincreasewomensparticipationinpolitics,includingbutnot limitedto: a. Institutingagenderquotasysteminnationalelectivebodies,includingbutnotlimitedto parliaments,andcitylegislationswheredeemednecessarytoupholdwomens participationinsuchelectivebodies b. Maintainingcabinetsthatareinnowaygenderbiased c. Ensuringgenderequalityismaintainedinpoliticalparties,legislatingabasicrequirement forpoliticalpartiestoincludemembersandcandidatesofbothgendersinsuitableratios

9. Endorsesfundingandtrainingfornongovernmentalorganizationscampaigningforwomen's humanrightsandsupportingtheactivebroadparticipationofwomen,includingbutnotlimitedto WomenforWomensHumanRights(WWHR) 10. Callsfortheprovisionofsupport,financial,technicalorlogisticaltodevelopingcountries,by individualmemberstatesand/orrelevantUNagencies,toassistwiththeeradicationofgender inequalitythrough: a. provisionofmaternalhealthcare b. increasedopportunitiesforeducationofthegirlchild c. communityawarenessregardingthebenefitsofempoweringwomenandgirlsandthe seizureofinhibitiveculturalpractices 11. Supportstheeducationofconceptsrelatedtogenderequality,usingmethodssuchasbutnot limitedto: a. incorporatingtheconceptwithinthenationaleducation b. promotetheconceptviadirectmedia 12. CallsfortheUniversalDeclarationofHumanRightstoberespectedandadheredtoinorderto achieveequalrightsforwomen 13. Decidestoremainactivelyseizeduponthismatter. Amendments: