The Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Issues Committee (SOCHUM), the third committee of the general assembly, has a broad mandate to deal with human rights issues. This session of the committee will be dealing specifically with the issues primarily affecting women and working towards women's empowerment.
Topic: Conflict Related Sexual Violence (CRSV)
In the past, sexual violence was seen as an inevitable byproduct of war; however that mindset is now widely disparaged. How do we, as an international community, work together to respond and prevent CRSV while also providing adequate support to its survivors?
Topic: Rights of Women Workers in Developing Nations
Riding the wave of human rights reform in many developing nations, it’s time to expand rights to women workers in these countries. Delegates should be prepared to discuss economic empowerment initiatives, social mobility and government incentivization to tackle this important issue