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United Nations Women (UNW)

UN Women is the United Nations entity dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting women's needs worldwide. UN Women is the global champion for gender equality, working to develop and uphold standards and create an environment in which every woman and girl can exercise her human rights and live up to her full potential. UN Women supports the UN Member States as they set global standards for achieving gender equality, and works with governments and civil society to design laws, policies, programs, and services needed to ensure that the standards are effectively implemented and truly benefit women and girls worldwide.
 

Topics:

1. Goods and Services Tax on Feminine Hygiene Products 
2. Female Genital Mutilation and its “Ethics”

About the Chairs

Faizah Shafeek
Chair
faizah.shafeek@gmail.com

Faizah is currently a senior at high school who has always had a wide array of interests from maths and sports to music. A founding member of her school's MUN club, her MUN journey began four years ago and ever since, she has been passionate about international relations and diplomacy. Faizah believes that MUN is a powerful platform to spread awareness on global issuesand helps delegates develop their knowledge, public speaking skills, and leadership. The quality of a good debate is measured by the arguments and facts brought out by the delegates, and Faizah hopes that the delegates will live up to the expectationsand also learn something new in the process.

AbdelRahman Yasser
Co-chair
aylaasheen@gmail.com

Abdelrahman Yasser is currently a senior at Wesgreen International School and is passionate about MUN and debate. He has been immersed in MUN for about four years now and is always ready for a new experience. Although he has various experiences of MUN, he is very honoured and excited to chair for the third time at the upcoming AUDMUN conference. On a more personal view, he greatly enjoys reading, especially old literature. What he truly loves about MUN is that it is a way for people to express their points of view through a filter of politics, as well as the chance to meet new people. Abdelrahman can’t wait to meet all of you and wishes you an enjoyable and productive conference!

Rahaf Shaker Abdelwahab
Co-chair
rahafsuleiman@yahoo.com

Rahaf Abdelwahab is a graduate from AlMa’arifa International Private school. In 2018, Rahaf joined her school’s MUN club in hopes of doing something new with her life,and that is how her journey with MUN began. Later on Rahaf was selected to chair her school’s MUN club in 2019, where she chaired delegates in weekly meetings for 6 months. She hopes to make this experience an unforgettable one and provide an environment that is fitting for everyone. In addition to MUN being her passion, she also enjoys drawing, painting, and watching murder documentaries.