A/RES/69/150 United Nations Distr.: General 17 February 2015 General Assembly Sixty-ninth session Agenda item 27 (a) Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 18 December 2014 [on the report of the Third Committee (A/69/481)] 69/150. Intensifying global efforts for the elimination of female genital mutilations The General Assembly, Recalling its resolutions 53/117 of 9 December 1998, 56/128 of 19 December 2001, 67/146 of 20 December 2012 and 68/146 of 18 December 2013, Commission on the Status of Women resolutions 51/2 of 9 March 2007, 1 52/2 of 7 March 2008 2 and 54/7 of 12 March 2010 3 and Human Rights Council resolution 27/22 of 26 September 2014, 4 and all relevant agreed conclusions of the Commission on the Status of Women, Reaffirming that the Convention on the Rights of the Child 5 and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, 6 together with the Optional Protocols thereto, 7 constitute an important contribution to the legal framework for the protection and promotion of the human rights of women and girls, Reaffirming also the Beijing Declaration 8 and Platform for Action, 9 the outcomes of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly, entitled “Women 2000: gender equality, development and peace for the twenty-first century”, 10 the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population _______________ 1 See Official Records of the Economic and Social Council, 2007, Supplement No. 7 (E/2007/27), chap. I, sect. D. 2 Ibid., 2008, Supplement No. 7 (E/2008/27), chap. I, sect. D. 3 Ibid., 2010, Supplement No. 7 and corrigendum (E/2010/27 and Corr.1), chap. I, sect. D. 4 See Official Records of the General Assembly, Sixty-ninth Session, Supplement No. 53A and corrigendum (A/69/53/Add.1 and Corr.1), chap. IV, sect. A. 5 United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1577, No. 27531. 6 Ibid., vol. 1249, No. 20378. 7 Ibid., vols. 2171 and 2173, No. 27531; and resolution 66/138, annex; and United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 2131, No. 20378. 8 Report of the Fourth World Conference on Women, Beijing, 4-15 September 1995 (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.96.IV.13), chap. I, resolution 1, annex I. 9 Ibid., annex II. 10 Resolution S-23/2, annex, and resolution S-23/3, annex. 14-67594 (E) *1467594* Please recycle

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