149 Results Found

Nigeria Christian pilgrim Commission Act, 2007

Ministry of Interior Affairs, Nigeria

This is an Act to specifying the role of the Federal Government of Nigeria in the co-ordination of Christian pilgrim matters and for the repeal of the Nigerian Pilgrims Act, 1989 as well as for the establishment of a National Pilgrim Commission that will license, regulate, and supervise other bodies and agencies on matters related to pilgrimage in Nigeria and for related matters.

Nigeria 2007 Gender and Human Rights

National Hajj Commission of Nigeria Act, 2006

Ministry of Interior Affairs, Nigeria

This Act repeals the Nigerian Pilgrims Commission Act 1990 and establishes the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria vested with the responsibility of licensing, regulating, performing oversight, and undertaking supervisory functions on matters related to Hajj Pilgrimage in Nigeria. The Act outlines the functions of the commission, composition and administration and other general regulations.

Nigeria 2006 Gender and Human Rights

National Centre for Women Development Act, 1995

Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, Nigeria

This is an Act for the creation of the National Centre for Women Development with the responsibility of designing developmental programmes and activities for the advancement of women’s affairs across Nigeria.

Nigeria 1995 Gender and Human Rights

National Commission for Refugees Act, 1967

Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, Nigeria

This is an Act for the implementation of the United Nations Convention relating to the Status of Refugees done at Geneva on 28 July 1951.

Nigeria 1967 Gender and Human Rights

National Commission for Rehabilitation Act, 1969

Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, Nigeria

This is an Act to establish the National Commission for Rehabilitation and to provide for matters related to rehabilitation of federal ministries, departments and agencies. The Act highlights the functions, powers, management and financial provisions of the commission and other related matters.

Nigeria 1969 Gender and Human Rights

National Commission for Women Act, 1992

Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, Nigeria

This is an Act for the establishment of the National Commission for Women to promote women’s welfare in Nigeria. The Act outlines the functions of the commission, management, financial provisions and other general matters.

Nigeria 1992 Gender and Human Rights

National Committee on Geographical Names Act, 1989

Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, Nigeria

This is an Act to set up a National Committee on Geographical Names to be in charge of ensuring the standardization of procedure for naming or renaming of geographical features and for the establishment of a similar Committee in each state of the country.

Nigeria 1989 Gender and Human Rights

National Policy on the Elimination of Female Genital Mutilation

Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, Nigeria

The objective of this National Policy on the Elimination of Female Genital Mutilation is to reduce the proportion of girls and women who are at risk of undergoing any type of genital mutilation with a view to its eventual elimination.

Nigeria 1999-2007 Gender and Human Rights

National Gender Policy 2006

Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, Nigeria

The overall goal of this Gender Policy is to build a just society devoid of discrimination, harness the full potentials of all social groups regardless of sex or circumstance, promote the enjoyment of fundamental human rights and protect the health, social, economic and political wellbeing of all citizens to achieve equitable rapid economic growth.

Nigeria 2006 Gender and Human Rights

National Gender Policy

Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, Nigeria

The policy outlines the government’s vision to build a society clear of gender bias and develop a culture of promoting the participation of women and children in the process of national development.

Nigeria 2006 Gender and Human Rights

Gender Training Manual and Resource Guide

Ministry of Gender, Namibia

This Training Manual was designed by the Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare. The objective of the manual is to guide relevant stakeholders in the conducting gender sensitization and related workshops on issues such as violence against women and children, sexual and reproductive health and environment among others.

Namibia Gender and Human Rights

Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare: Human Resource Development Policy

Ministry of Gender, Namibia

This policy was developed by the Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare. The purpose of the policy is to ensure the development of the Ministry’s human resources; to provide guidance to staff members on opportunities for individual training and development ; and to create a conducive environment for personal growth and professional development in the Ministry.

Namibia 2013 Gender and Human Rights

Combating of Domestic Violence Act, 2003

Ministry of Gender, Namibia

This is an Act outlining the provisions to prevent domestic violence; offences related to domestic violence offences; the role of the police in domestic violence incidents; and for all other incidental matters.

Namibia 2003 Gender and Human Rights

The National Agenda for Children 2012-2016

Ministry of Gender, Namibia

The Agenda by the Government of Namibia aims to ensure the child development in line with the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and Vision 2030 as well as to strengthen multi-sectoral collaboration for child development in Namibia. The Agenda also ensures government and other stakeholders collaborate their activities to achieve the desired outcomes in child development.

Namibia 2012 Gender and Human Rights

National Gender Policy 2010- 2020

Ministry of Gender, Namibia

The main goal of this policy is to achieve gender equality and the empowerment of women in the socio-economic, cultural and political development of Namibia. The strategic programme areas of the policy include rural development, education, governance, gender-based violence, girl child, human rights, and equality in family.

Namibia 2010 Gender and Human Rights

National Plan of Action on Gender-Based Violence (GBV) 2012-2016

Ministry of Gender, Namibia

This policy aims to reduced GBV cases initiatives, improved services for survivors of GBV, increased awareness and understanding of GBV in Namibia, and for more efficient interventions and programmes on GBV.

Namibia 2012 Gender and Human Rights

Strategic Plan for the Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare 2014- 2017

Ministry of Gender, Namibia

This plan specifies the activities of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare to achieve the vision and mandate of the ministry which include economic emancipation and empowerment of women, the protection of orphans and vulnerable children, and better quality education for all children in Namibia.

Namibia 2014 Gender and Human Rights

Strategic Plan for the Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare 2017-2022

Ministry of Gender, Namibia

This plan specifies the activities of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare to achieve the vision and mandate of the ministry which include economic emancipation and empowerment of women, the protection of orphans and vulnerable children, and better quality education for all children in Namibia.

Namibia 2017 Gender and Human Rights

Married Persons Equality Act, 1996

Ministry of Gender, Namibia

This is an Act abolishing the marital power and amending the matrimonial property law of marriages as well as the guardianship of minor children; and for all other incidental matters.

Namibia 1996 Gender and Human Rights

Combating of Rape Act, 2000

Ministry of Gender, Namibia

This is an Act outlining the provisions to combat rape in Namibia. The Act specifies the minimum sentences for rape; modification of certain rules of evidence applicable to sexual offences; duties of prosecutors in criminal proceedings relating to sexual offences; rights of a complainant of rape in bail proceedings; the granting of bail to persons charged with rape; publication of certain information and evidence relating to certain offences; the admissibility of evidence in rape cases; and for all other related matters.

Namibia 2000 Gender and Human Rights