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Name: Law on Development and Protection of Women, 2004 (No.08/NA) (promulgated under Decree No. 70/PO of 2004).
Country: Lao People's Democratic Republic
Subject(s): Equality of opportunity and treatment
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2004-10-22
Entry into force:
ISN: LAO-2004-R-75491
Bibliography: Unofficial English translation Unofficial English translation UNDP - Draft translation - March 2006, The National Assembly , Lao People's Democratic Republic, 20 p. (consulted on 2008-04-02)
Act on-line Act on-line Lao PDR National Assembly PDF PDF (consulted on 2009-04-16)
Abstract/Citation: Consists of 53 sections. Provides for equal treatment between men and women, including special rules against trafficking, forced labour, bonded labour, etc. of women and children.

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