Child, Early and Forced Marriage: Indicators for Progress

On March 10th, The Governments of Canada and Peru, in collaboration with Plan International, CARE, American Jewish World Service (AJWS), and the International Women’s Health Coalition (IWHC), hosted an event alongside the 59th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women. The event was titled “Child, Early and Forced Marriage – Indicators for Progress.” This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action.

Speakers included Minister Responsible for the Status of Women, Dr. Kellie Leitch, who highlighted the need for all interventions related [...]