Country Afghanistan
Year 2005
Type of Measure Violence against women > Regulations, Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns
Form of Violence Child, early and forced marriage

Brief Description


Following the workshop “Elimination of Violence against Women: Preventing Child and Forced Marriage” organized by the Ministry of Women’s Affairs on 23 and 24 November 2005 a protocol was signed by representatives from various ministries, including the Attorney-General’s Office which includes recommendations to eradicate child and forced marriages.

Full Text

Protocol to Eradicate Child and Forced Marriage

Source of Information

E/CN.4/2006/61/Add.5 p.15