The National Council of Women are giving YOU a chance to make a real difference to women's lives. Take part and you could win a trip to New York!
All you need to do is tell us:
What are the major concerns of the younger generation?
What is holding women back and preventing them fulfilling their potential?
The influential National Council of Women is holding a prestigious national competition - asking girls and young women under 30 to write about their concerns.
The overall winner will be invited to New York in March 2014 to attend the United Nations' annual Commission on the Status of Women Conference.
Other winners and runners-up will be awarded with a wide range of amazing prizes, offering exceptional opportunities and experiences in business and politics. Also on offer, are unique inspirational talks and advice sessions from commercial, charity and academic leaders. These are a once-in-a-lifetime chances to enhance your skills and develop your career. See the full list of prizes.
The Competition is called NCW Giving Young Women and Girls a Voice.
We want to know: If you could influence Government to take action on one issue to improve the lives of women and girls, what would it be?
Entrants must write a proposal and argument, in 300-500 words for entrants aged 13-18 and a maximum of 750 words for those aged 19-30.