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Call for Inputs: Report of the Secretary General on progress towards ending child, early and forced marriage worldwide pursuant to General Assembly Resolution 69/156

In resolution A/RES/69/156, the General Assembly requested “the Secretary-General to submit a comprehensive report to the General Assembly, before the end of its seventieth session, on progress towards ending child, early and forced marriage worldwide since the issuance of the report of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights of 2 April 2014, with particular emphasis on high-prevalence countries, best practices for programmes aimed at ending the practice and supporting already married women and girls, gaps in research and implementation and legal reforms and policies related to this matter, using information provided by Member States, United Nations bodies, agencies, funds and programmes, civil society and other relevant stakeholders.”

Organizations engaged in activities related to child, early and forced marriage are invited to provide their input to the United Nations Secretary-General’s report on the above highlighted issue. Input should be sent to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (c/o Adwoa Kufuor, Research and Right to Development Division, OHCHR, CH-1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland; Fax: +41 22 917 90 08; Email: registry@ohchr.org, akufuor-owusu@ohchr.org) by 5 February 2016.

Responses to the Note Verbale on General Assembly resolution 69/156 on "Child, early and forced marriage"

Governments

NGOs and Individuals

UN agencies and other Entities

Others