Stroud High Sixth Form Students to Blog from the United Nations New York

Stroud High Sixth Form students are heading to the Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations, in New York, in just a couple of weeks time. This is an amazing, unique opportunity which allows our students to speak at a global event - promoting gender equality. They will work with NGO’s, meet members of parliament and government officials from all around the world.

SHS will offer their youth voice on many issues including: women in sport, body image and the media, violence against women and girls, child widows, child Marriage, the effects of mobile technology in developing countries, Increasing prosperity for rural women, how to facilitate young women’s participation in politics and in elected office, challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls,  gender bias in media, women, peace and prosperity in a changing Europe – perspectives ... to name a few!

If you are interested to find out more, follow their CSW62 blog at