United Nations A/RES/68/146 General Assembly Distr.: General 4 February 2014 Sixty-eighth session Agenda item 65 (a) Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 18 December 2013 [on the report of the Third Committee (A/68/452)] 68/146. The girl child The General Assembly, Reaffirming its resolution 66/140 of 19 December 2011 and all relevant resolutions on the girl child, and recalling 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 the internationally agreed development goals, including the Millennium Development Goals, as well as the commitments relevant to the girl child made in the outcome documents of the 2005 World Summit 6 and the high-level plenary meeting of the General Assembly on the Millennium Development Goals, entitled “Keeping the promise: united to achieve the Millennium Development Goals”, 7 and welcoming the outcome document of the special event to follow up efforts made towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals held in 2013, 8 Recalling its resolution 66/170 of 19 December 2011 on the International Day of the Girl Child and its role in raising awareness of the situation of girls around the world, _______________ 1 United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1577, No. 27531. Ibid., vol. 1249, No. 20378. 3 Ibid., vol. 2515, No. 44910. 4 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. 5 Ibid., vol. 521, No. 7525. 6 Resolution 60/1. 7 Resolution 65/1. 8 Resolution 68/6. 2 13-44821 *1344821* Please recycle

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