2018 International Girls’ Health Student Writing Competition

18 Sep 2018
Seoul, Republic of Korea

The "2018 International Girls’ Health Student Writing Competition" will be held on 18 September 2018 to encourage young students to find ways to improve the health and well-being of girls from their own perspective, thereby raising awareness of its importance among youth and bringing their ideas to life. The event, co-organized by the Institute for Development & Human Security, Ewha Womans University, Ewha Global Health Institute for Girls & Women, and ESCAP East and North-East Asia Office, will comprise of presentations by 12 finalists from different countries including Bangladesh, Cambodia, Myanmar, the Philippines, the Republic of Korea and Singapore. During a roundtable session, speakers from NGOs, academia, and international organization, will present their research and case studies related to girls' health problems and provided practical solutions to solve such issues.