Intensification of efforts to eliminate all forms of violence against women: Report of the Secretary-General (2020)

The present report (A/75/274), submitted pursuant to UN General Assembly resolution 73/148, provides information on measures taken by Member States and activities carried out within the United Nations system to eliminate violence against women and girls. The report emphasizes the urgency of efforts to eliminate violence against women in the context of COVID-19 as well as reporting on advances in eliminating sexual harassment. The report includes conclusions and specific recommendations for future action.

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Bibliographic information

Subject area(s): COVID-19; Ending violence against women and girls; Health; Intergovernmental processes

Resource type: Intergovernmental reports

UN Women office involved in publication: UN Women Headquarters

Publication year: 2020

Number of pages: 18

Publishing entities: United Nations General Assembly; United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)

Governing bodies: UN General Assembly