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(1) Topic One-Sheet:




Stakeholder Identities:



(2) VIDEO GUIDES

Below you will find video guides to your topic.

The British High Commission released three short animated documentaries regarding the issue of Child/Forced Marriages in Pakistan:
Click here to access Sara's Story
Click here to access Shazia's Story
Click here to access Farzana's Story
Click here to access Africa's Case

(3) LINKS TO NONGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS (NGOs)

Below you will find some great links to nongovernmental organizations working against forced marriage. Spend some time researching the organizations to get an idea of how you can propose solutions to the issue while in committee. Have fun!

Madre
Change.org

(4) RECOMMENDED READING

Below you will find extra resources on the topic of Forced Marriage.

To see the UN data on the legal age of marriage in different countries, click here
To read the text of the UN Convention on the Consent to Marriage, click here
To read a simplified version of the UN's position on forced marriage, click here
To read the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, click here (refer to article 16)
To read the Human Rights Watch's stories of women in Afghanistan, click here
To read UNICEF's report on Early Marriage, click here

(5) TAKE ACTION!

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