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Preventing and eliminating child, early and forced marriage - Report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Publication Date: 
July, 2014

Summary

Taking into consideration information received from States, United Nations agencies, civil society groups and other relevant stakeholders, the report discusses the international norms and standards applicable to child, early and forced marriage and the human rights impact of the practice on women and girls. The report addresses the various factors that contribute to child, early and forced marriage and further analyses existing measures and strategies to prevent and eliminate child, early and forced marriage with a particular focus on challenges, achievements, best practices and implementation gaps.

 

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