Forced marriage of the girl child (2008)

Report by the UN Commission on the Status of Women

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Publication Date: 2008
Author/Publisher: United Nations Secretariat
Language: English

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Pursuant to resolution 51/3 of the Commission on the Status of Women, this report gives an overview of the consideration of the issue of forced marriage at the international level, and the evolving approach for addressing it. It provides information on the legal and policy measures of States and the activities undertaken by entities of the United Nations system to address forced marriage of the girl child. The report concludes with recommendations for future action.

 

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