Call for Submissions: “Transformative Stories, Transforming Lives”

Date: Thursday, July 25, 2019

The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is seeking submissions for a collection of narratives about inspirational females from Europe and Central Asia. Directed at young readers, these narratives - historical or fictional - will be part of a collection providing inspirational accomplishments of women and girls, and their positive contributions to their communities and society.

UN Women is inviting and encouraging a wide range of contributors - authors, primary school teachers, historians, journalists, young children, members from civil society organizations and youth groups, mothers and fathers - anyone with a story to tell of women and girls who have made a meaningful impact in promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment.

Submissions must be delivered to the UN Women Regional Office in Europe and Central Asia via no later than 15 August 2019 midnight Turkey local time.