Call for Submissions: “Transformative Stories, Transforming Lives”


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 [ Click to reveal ] no later than 15 August 2019 midnight Turkey local time.