Commission on the Status of Women: Agreement on violence against women and girls

The fifty-seventh session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 4 to 15 March 2013. It culminated in the adoption of agreed conclusions for actions to end violence against women and girls in the following areas:

A. Strengthening the implementation of legal and policy frameworks and accountability

B. Addressing structural and underlying causes and risk factors so as to prevent violence against women and girls

C. Strengthening multisectoral services, programmes and responses to violence against women and girls

D. Improving the evidence-base

The UK Government welcomed the agreement.

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