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Enshrines the principles of gender equality and women’s rights and provides for the minimum 30% quota for women in all decision-making positions.
Prevents and punishes Gender Based Violence Crimes in all of its forms.
Guarantees the rights and protection of all children against abuse
Guarantees equal rights for men and women on land access, ownership and utilization.
Provides for equal inheritance rights between women and men, girls and boys
Provides for equal opportunities and equal pay for women and men, and prohibits sexual harassment in the workplace
Enforces accountability measures for gender sensitive resource allocation across sectors programmes and projects through Gender Budget Statements; a mandatory annex of the Budget Framework Paper submitted to both chambers of Parliament.
Represses crimes related to the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography.
The Law governs natural persons and family as well as relations between persons. It contains different provisions relating to rights and obligations of both men and women.
This Law establishes and governs maternity leave benefits scheme. It guarantees security for women employment and for the protection of the child.
The law gives responsibility for all Government institutions for GBV prevention and Response and Reporting.
It provides for the exemption of court fees for cases relating to the protection of a child's rights and the fight against sexual violence.
This Law governs matrimonial regimes, donations granted or received within a family and successions.
- National Gender Policy, July 2010
The National Gender Policy highlights principal guidelines on which sectoral policies and programmes will base to integrate gender issues in their respective social, cultural, economic and political planning and programming.
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