UN Resolution on the Follow-up to the tenth anniversary of the International Year of the Family and beyond


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The UN Resolution 64/133 on the ‘Follow-up to the tenth anniversary of the International Year of the Family and beyond’ was adopted by the General Assembly on 18 December 2009.

Crucially, it “urges Member States to create a conducive environment to strengthen and support all families, recognizing that equality between women and men and respect for all the human rights and fundamental freedoms of all family members are essential to family well-being and to society at large, noting the importance of reconciliation of work and family life and recognizing the principle that both parents have common responsibilities for the upbringing and development of the child”.

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