MARRYING TOO YOUNG

In preparation for the 57th Commission on the Status of Women, the Working Group on Girls is preparing a collection of good practices to remove barriers to issues such as early and forced marriage.

Aspects of this study include:

changing attitudes                        prevention                                       resources
monitoring of legislation           evaluation of programs              gender inequality
role of men and boys                   regional frameworks                    UN roles
life course perspective               community involvement           participation by girls

Marrying too youngOther issues  are honor killing, female genital mutilation, foeticide, trafficking, domestic violence,  HIV/AIDS, sex harassment, rape, and pornography. These studies will contribute to joint action efforts to eliminate violence against girls. If you can share some good practices, please send a description to mjtsndngo@yahoo.com.

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