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Let Girls be Girls

It’s high time to strengthen efforts to eliminate harmful practices, and efforts must be based on the protection of human rights and promotion of the rights of children and women, including sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). We hope you will join us for the discussion!

INVITATION - LAUNCH OF INTERNATIONAL STRATEGY

“Let Girls be Girls” - Joining efforts to eliminate harmful practices

On 14 January, Norway, together with partners, will launch a Strategy to Eliminate Harmful Practices 2019-2023, covering child marriage, female genital mutilation (FGM) and son preference. It’s high time to strengthen efforts to eliminate harmful practices, and efforts must be based on the protection of human rights and promotion of the rights of children and women, including sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). We hope you will join us for the discussion!                                           

Norway’s Minister of International Development, Mr Dag Inge Ulstein

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms Michelle Bachelet

Ms Afshan Khan, UNICEF Representative (Geneva), Reg. Director for Europe and Central Asia

HE Mr Nasir Ahmad Andisha, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Dr Adebisi Adebayo, Program Advisor, Inter-African Committee on Traditional Practices (IAC)

Moderator: Ms Monica Ferro, Director, Geneva Office, UN Population Fund (UNFPA)

Please register: http://indico.un.org/e/EliminateHarm

Where:
Tuesday 14 January 2020 - 3.30 pm - 5 pm pm in Room XXV, E bldg, Palais des Nations
When:
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What:
INVITATION to the launch of a Strategy to Eliminate Harmful Practices 2019-2023.