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Name: Women's Act, 2010 (Act No. 12/2010).
Country: Gambia
Subject(s): Equality of opportunity and treatment
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2010-12
Entry into force:
ISN: GMB-2010-L-90619
Bibliography: Women's Act 2010, 2010-07, Office of the Vice-President and Ministry for Women's Affairs, the Republic of the Gambia PDF PDF
Abstract/Citation: "The act, among other things is meant to implement the legal provision of the National Policy for the Advancement of Gambian Women and Girls and to also incorporate and enforce the internationally agreed instruments and protocols of both the UN and AU to which The Gambia is a member with a view to eliminating all forms of discrimination against women." (SOURCE: The Daily Observer (Banjul), Gambia: Women's Act 2010 Launched, 1 December 2010).

The ILO supervisory bodies request a copy of the Act in 2011 (Direct Request (CEACR) - adopted 2011, published 101st ILC session (2012))
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