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  1. Lao People's Democratic Republic - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Women's Union Law (No. 31 NA). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012 | LAO-2012-L-95116

    The Law seeks to better empower women and promote gender equality in society. The Law contains 54 articles and, inter alia, provides that the government is required to create an organisational mechanism for women in order to promote their empowerment and gender equality. It also stipulates that the government creates conditions and opportunities to enable more women to become involved in leadership and management at various levels within different organisations.

  2. Lao People's Democratic Republic - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Law on Development and Protection of Women, 2004 (No.08/NA) (promulgated under Decree No. 70/PO of 2004). - Unofficial English translation Act on-line

    Adoption: 2004-10-22 | Date of entry into force: 2004-11-15 | LAO-2004-R-75491

    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.

  3. Lao People's Democratic Republic - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Family Law. No. 07/90/SPA of 1990. - English translation

    Adoption: 1990-11-29 | Date of entry into force: 1990-12-24 | LAO-1990-L-75493

    Provides equal rights for men and women under family law.


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