The Regional Consultation on Accelerating Efforts To End Child Marriage in South Asia

Added by Plan International Asia Regional Office |  2 February 2017

The 2 days Consultation - Accelerating Efforts to End Child Marriage in South Asiathrough Joint Action with Regional and National Human Rights Institutions and inPartnership with Key Regional Partners, was convened in Kathmandu Nepal from 2-3 June2016.

The meeting consisted of technical presentations on key issues and strategies forpromoting legal accountability for ending child marriage by resource persons, nationallevel perspectives from selected Member States and 3 Group Exercises to frame the coreissues of interest for the way forward.

Taking a note of the intense discussions following the technical presentations and the group exercises and keeping in focus the larger mission to create a renewed advocacytargeting SAARC Mechanisms and the political entities of the region i.e. to promote legal accountability for ending the practice of child marriage, the meeting endorsed that thefollow up actions will be clubbed into short term and long term activities.

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