Tag : Council on Foreign Relations
Strengthening Efforts to Prevent and Eliminate Child, Early, and Forced Marriage: Challenges, Achievements, Best Practices and Implementation
Author: Council on Foreign Relations
Publication Date: September 25th, 2013
This article outlines the reasoning behind and the goals of resolution A/HRC/24/L.34, requesting a report to guide a panel discussion at the twenty-sixth session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, on the challenges, achievements, best practices, and implementation gaps for preventing and eliminating child marriage.
Ending Child Marriage – How Elevating the Status of Girls Advances U.S. Foreign Policy Objectives
Author: Rachel Vogelstein, Council on Foreign Relations
Publication: May 2013
This report examines the issue of child marriage globally and argues that the effects of this practice are harmful not only to girls, but also to families, communities, and economies, as well as to U.S. interests around the globe.