Prevention of Violence Against Women and Girls - Report of the Secretary-General

Thursday, December 20, 2012
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United Nations E/CN.6/2013/4
Economic and Social Council
Distr.: General
20 December 2012
Original: English

Commission on the Status of Women
Fifty-seventh session
4-15 March 2013

Item 3 (a) of the provisional agenda*
Follow-up to the Fourth World Conference on Women and to the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly, entitled “Women 2000: gender equality, development and peace for the twenty-first century”: implementation of strategic objectives and action in critical areas of concern and further actions and initiatives

Prevention of violence against women and girls

Report of the Secretary-General


The present report examines strategies to prevent violence against women and girls. The report concludes with a number of recommendations for future action for the consideration of the Commission on the Status of Women.

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Report of the Secretary-General - Prevention of Violence Against Women and Girls