DSPD Focal Point on the Family organized an International Expert Group Meeting "Family Policy Development: Achievements and Challenges" (New York, 14-15 May, 2015). The meeting focused on changing families, family law reforms, violence in the family and their impact on family policy development.
The upcoming annual International Day of Families observance (Friday, 15 May, Conf. Room 12, 1:15 to 2:45) with a theme "Men in Charge? Gender Equality and Children's Rights in Contemporary Families" aims to raise awareness and mobilize support for action to ensure gender equality and rights of children within families and prevent family violence through fair family law frameworks and a variety of programme interventions.
Celebration of the twentieth anniversary of the International Year of the Family in 2014 , A /70/61-E /2015/3
English | Français | Español | Русский | عربي | 汉语. The present report is submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 68/136. The report focuses on the initiatives and activities by Member States and other relevant stakeholders in observance of the twentieth anniversary of the International Year of the Family, at all levels, and on recent family policy developments.