Report on the issue of child, early and forced marriage (2020)

28 July 2020
UN Secretary-General
To the General Assembly at its 75th session


The present report is submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 73/153 of 8 January 2019 on child, early and forced marriage and builds on the previous report of the Secretary-General on the same subject (A/73/257).

The present report contains an overview of progress made towards ending child, early and forced marriage worldwide. It also includes promising experiences with programmes aimed at ending those practices and supporting already married girls and women affected by the practices. It covers the period from June 2018 to May 2020.

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