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Revised text as adopted (CRP.3) 
13 March 1998

 

COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN
Forty-second session
2-13 march 1998
Agenda item 3 (c)
ADVANCE UNEDITED VERSION

FOLLOW-UP TO THE FOURTH WORLD CONFERENCE ON WOMEN:
IMPLEMENTATION OF STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES AND ACTION
IN THE CRITICAL AREAS OF CONCERN

THE GIRL CHILD
The Commission on the Status of Women,

Reaffirms the Beijing Platform for Action, notably Chapter IV.L. on the Girl Child, the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action, the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, the Convention on the Rights of the Child;

Proposes in order to accelerate the implementation of the strategic objectives of Chapter IV.L:

I Promote and protect the human rights of the girl child

Action to be taken by Governments, local authorities, NGOs and civil society, and the UN system as appropriate