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Minimum Standards on Shelters for Abused Women

Ministry of Women, Youth and Disabilities, South Africa

This policy document outlines the minimum standards for the operation and management of levels of shelters for abused, battered, and destitute women. The goal of these minimum standards is to ensure quality assurance and accountability in service delivery for abused women.

South Africa 2001 Gender and Human Rights

Children’s Act, 2005

Ministry of Women, Youth and Disabilities, South Africa

This is an Act to protect the rights of children as specified in the Constitution; to set out principles relating to the care and protection of children; to define parental responsibilities and rights; to make further provisions regarding children’s courts; to provide for partial care of children; to provide for early childhood development; to provide for the issuing of contribution orders; to provide for the prevention and early intervention; to provide for children in alternative care; to provide for foster care; to provide for child and youth care centres and drop-in centres; to make new provision for the adoption of children; to provide for inter-country adoption; and for all other related matters.

South Africa 2005 Gender and Human Rights

Commission for Gender Equality Strategic Plan: 2008 - 2013

Ministry of Women, Youth and Disabilities, South Africa

This multi-annual strategic plan by the Commission for Gender Equality aims to promote the protection, development, and attainment of gender equality in South Africa. The focus of the strategy includes poverty; gender-based violence; gender and good governance; culture, religion and traditional practices; and HIV/Aids.

South Africa 2008 Gender and Human Rights

Commission on Gender Equality Amendment Act, 2013

Ministry of Women, Youth and Disabilities, South Africa

This is an Act by the South African Parliament to amend the Commission of Gender Equality Act, 1996 to ensure it is aligned with the South African Constitution 1996, and other related matters.

South Africa 2013 Gender and Human Rights

Commission on Gender Equality: Complaints handling procedures

Ministry of Women, Youth and Disabilities, South Africa

These procedural guidelines by the Commission on Gender Equality for lodging complaints with the Commission; processing, screening, investigation, legal proceedings, and other related matters.

South Africa 1996 Gender and Human Rights

Commission on Gender Equality Act, 1996

Ministry of Women, Youth and Disabilities, South Africa

This is an Act outlining the composition, powers, functions, and functioning of the Commission on Gender Equality; and to provide for other related matters.

South Africa 1996 Gender and Human Rights

Commission for Gender Equality 5 Year Strategy: 2018 - 2023

Ministry of Women, Youth and Disabilities, South Africa

This multi-annual strategic plan by the Commission for Gender Equality aims to promote the protection, development, and attainment of gender equality in South Africa.

South Africa 2018 Gender and Human Rights

South Africa's National Policy Framework for Women's Empowerment and Gender Equality

Gender and Human Rights, South Africa

The gender policy framework highlights the gender equality visions of South Africa and ways to implement the visions. It serves as a comprehensive set of principles to guide all sectoral programs and practices. The framework proposes new terms of reference to ensure equal access and rights to goods and services for men and women. It attempts to ensure the incorporation of gender equality principles into all practices, policies, structures, and programs of the public and private sectors.

South Africa 2010 Gender and Human Rights

Framework on Gender-Responsive Planning, Budget, Monitoring, Evaluation and Auditing

Department of Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities, South Africa

This strategy is designed to harness the gender dividend and ensure a paradigm shift towards gender mainstreaming across the state machinery and take forward the country’s efforts in order to ensure women’s empowerment and gender equality are at the center of public policy priorities, results-based planning and budgeting and accountability.

South Africa 2018 Gender and Human Rights

Women's Financial Inclusion Framework

Department of Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities, South Africa

The purpose of this framework is to provide a strategy on the inclusion of women into the mainstream economy, by promoting the meaningful participation of women into all socio-economic activities of the country and ensuring that this is done comprehensively and in a fully inclusive manner.

South Africa 2019 Gender and Human Rights

Communication Strategy for the Department of Women 2016

Department of Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities, South Africa

The Communication Strategy of the Department is designed for a period of five years in line with the Strategic Plan of the Department of Women (DOW). It aims to build the brand of the Department of Women and profile DOW by popularizing its objectives and programmes through consistent communication.

South Africa 2016 Gender and Human Rights

The Adoption of Children Act

Ministry of Justice and Human Rights, Tanzania

This is an Act for the adoption of children and related matters.

Tanzania 1968 Gender and Human Rights

National Gender Policy 2010

Eswatini, Swaziland Government

This National Gender Policy provides strategies to improve the living conditions of women and men by addressing the inequities between both genders.

Eswatini 2010 Gender and Human Rights

The Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Act 2018

Eswatini

This is an Act to make provisions concerning sexual offences and domestic violence, prevention and the protection of all persons from harm from domestic violence and other sexual violence.

Eswatini 2018 Gender and Human Rights

Law Governing Persons and Family

Ministry of Justice, Rwanda

This Law governs natural persons and families as well as relations between persons.

Rwanda 2016 Gender and Human Rights

National Policy on Elimination of Child Labour

Ministry of Public Service and Labour, Rwanda

The policy represents the government’s commitment to protecting children and fighting child labour. This is in line with the endorsement by the government of Rwanda of the International Labour Convention of 1973 concerning the Minimum Age for Admission to Employment; and the International Labour Convention of 1999 concerning Worst Forms of Child Labour. The government thus intends to eliminate all forms of child labour, and create enabling environment to address child labour’s underlying issues.

Rwanda 2010 Gender and Human Rights

Order on Ministry of Disaster Management and Refugee Affairs (MIDMAR)

Ministry of Disaster Management and Refugee Affairs, Rwanda

The ministerial order determines the mission, functions, organizational structure, and job positions of the Ministry of Disaster Management and Refugee Affairs (MIDMAR). The ministry shall take charge of all affairs relating to disaster management and refugee affairs. It shall also see to the development of a holistic refugee policy that caters to both national and international refugees, in line with national laws and international ratification.

Rwanda 2011 Gender and Human Rights

National Action Plan for the Promotion & Protection of Human Rights in Nigeria

Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Nigeria

The National Action Plan for the Promotion and Protection of Human rights (NAP) is the response of the government of Nigeria to the recommendation of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action, adopted at the World Conference on Human Rights in Vienna Austria in 1993. It is an integrated and systematic national strategy to help realize the advancement of human rights in Nigeria.

Nigeria 2006 Gender and Human Rights