A/RES/72/154 United Nations General Assembly Distr.: General 17 January 2018 Seventy-second session Agenda item 68 (a) Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 19 December 2017 [on the report of the Third Committee (A/72/435)] 72/154. The girl child The General Assembly, Reaffirming its resolution 70/138 of 17 December 2015 and all relevant resolutions on the girl child, and recalling its resolution 66/170 of 19 December 2011 on the International Day of the Girl Child and the agreed conclusions of the Commission on the Status of Women, in particular those relevant to the girl child, Recalling all human rights and other instruments relevant to the rights of the child, in particular the girl child, including the Convention on the Rights of the Child, 1 the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, 2 the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, 3 the Optional Protocols thereto 4 and the Convention on Consent to Marriage, Minimum Age for Marriage and Registration of Marriages, 5 Reaffirming its resolution 70/1 of 25 September 2015, entitled “Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”, and the Addis Ababa Action Agenda of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development, 6 and reaffirming also other internationally agreed development goals and commitments relevant to the girl child, Noting the adoption of the Southern African Development Community Model Law on Eradicating Child Marriage and Protecting Children Already in Marriage, Reaffirming all relevant outcomes of major United Nations summits and conferences relevant to the girl child, including the outcome document of the twenty seventh special session of the General Assembly on children, entitled “A world fit for __________________ 1 2 3 4 5 6 17-22960 (E) United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1577, No. 27531. Ibid., vol. 1249, No. 20378. Ibid., vol. 2515, No. 44910. Ibid., vols. 2171 and 2173, No. 27531, and resolution 66/138, annex; United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 2131, No. 20378; and ibid., vol. 2518, No. 44910. Ibid., vol. 521, No. 7525. Resolution 69/313, annex. 220118 *1722960*

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