Commitment title:

Elimination of Harmful Practices and Gender Based Violance

Commitment description:

We commit to scaling up our prevention and response efforts to eliminate harmful practices against women and girls, including child marriage, female genital mutilation and son preference, within the global gender equality agenda.

Commitment to be actioned in: global
Submitted from: global
Submitted by
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Thematic area
Address gender-based violence and the harmful practices of child, early and forced marriages and female genital mutilation
Commitment category

(5) (a) Zero sexual and gender-based violence and harmful practices, including zero child, early and forced marriage, as well as zero female genital mutilation; and (b) Elimination of all forms of discrimination against all women and girls, in order to realize all individuals’ full socio-economic potential.