Resolution to end child, early and forced marriage at the 16th Francophonie Summit

The resolution reaffirms French-speaking governments’ commitments to, among others:

  • Advance the Sustainable Development Goals’ agenda and target 5.3 to end child, early and forced marriage;
  • Establish laws, policies and coordinated governmental mechanisms to prevent and end child marriage and support married girls;
  • Promote the constructive participation and active consultation of girls, community dialogue, and meaningful involvement of men and boys.

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