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Takes note with satisfaction of the note by the Secretary-General on progress achieved with respect to the implementation of General Assembly resolution 40/36 on domestic violence; takes note of the recommendations of the Expert Group Meeting on Violence in the Family; requests the Secretary-General to pursue actively the implementation of General Assembly resolution 40/36; also requests the Secretary-General to undertake further comparative research, studies and reports on development in the phenomenon of domestic violence against spouses, children and the elderly, from the perspective of criminal justice, criminal law and procedure, taking into account the recommendations of the Expert Group Meeting, especially the role of crisis intervention and protection and of social and other service delivery systems; further requests the Secretary-General to prepare a report on domestic violence for consideration under item 6 of the provisional agenda for the 8th UN Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders.
Adopted at the 15th plenary meeting, 24 May 1989. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the Economic and Social Council at its 1st regular session of 1989, 2-24 May 1989. - E/1989/INF/7. - 14 July 1989. - p. 136-137. - Issued in ESCOR, 1989, Suppl. no. 1.