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  1. Sri Lanka - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    National Policy on HIV and AIDS in the World of Work in Sri Lanka, 2010. - Policy on-line

    Adoption: 2010-06 | LKA-2010-M-94272

    1. Background
    2. HIV and AIDS and the world of work
    3. Policy statement
    4. Objectives
    5. Scope
    6. Fundamental Principles of the Policy
    7. Strategies

    Glossary of Terms

  2. Sri Lanka - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Strategic Information Management Operational plan for NSACP Sri Lanka of June 2010. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-06 | LKA-2010-M-94273

    The Strategic Information Management Operational plan for National STD/AIDS control program (NSACP) sets out the institutional set up for monitoring HIV/AIDS, including in the world of work. The Plan implements the National HIV/AIDS Strategic plan in Sri Lanka.

  3. Sri Lanka - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    National Strategic HIV/AIDS Plan 2007-2011. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007 | LKA-2007-M-94274

    Strategy 1: Prevention.
    Strategy 2: Care, treatment and support
    Strategy 3: Generating and using strategic information
    Strategy 4: Multisectoral involvement and decentralization
    Strategy 5: Policy development and legislation
    Strategy 6: Strengthening national coordination and management capacity

  4. Sri Lanka - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Employment of Women, Young Persons and Children (Amendment) Act (No. 24 of 2006). - Department of Labour

    Adoption: 2006-08-21 | LKA-2006-L-86047

    Amends article 20A concerning the "Prohibition against persons under eighteen years of age being employed in hazardous occupations"

  5. Sri Lanka - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Prevention of Domestic Violence Act, No. 34 of 2005. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2005-10-03 | LKA-2005-L-94283

    An Act to provide for the prevention of any act of domestic violence and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

  6. Sri Lanka - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Employment of Women, Young Persons and Children (Amendment) Act (No. 8 of 2003). - Act on-line in English

    Adoption: 2003-03-17 | LKA-2003-L-65095

    Amends numerous sections of the Act concerning, inter alia, penalties in case of offenses (sections 2, 2A, 4 to 11, 16 to 18, 21, 22, 24, 26 and 30). Adds section 8A dealing with furnishing of information regarding employment of young persons industrial undertakings. Replaces section 13 on restriction on employment of children and section 14 on employment of children by parents or guardians. Amends section 19 to raise to 18 years the age under which it is prohibited to take part in performances endangering life or limb and section 20 on restrictions on training for performances of a dangerous nature. Contains also amendments to section 30 on medical examination and section 34 on interpretation of the Act.

  7. Sri Lanka - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Womens' Charter. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1993-03-03 | LKA-1993-M-50168

    Charter promulgated by the Office of the Minister of State for Women's Affairs, Ministry of Health and Women's Affairs. Sets forth political, civil, educational, and economic rights of women, as well as rights within the family and protection from discrimination and gender-based violence. The State shall insure that the minimum employment age is 15. For these purposes, establishes a National Committee on Women.

  8. Sri Lanka - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Seva Vanitha Movement of Sri Lanka (Incorporation) Act 1987. No. 10.

    Adoption: 1987-03-13 | LKA-1987-L-4720

    Confers corporate legal personality on this movement, heretofore established by the Women's Bureau. The purposes of Corporation include promoting national development activities and particularly women's active involvment in them.

  9. Sri Lanka - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Employment of Women, Young Persons and Children (Amendment) Act (No. 32 of 1984).

    Adoption: 1984-08-03 | LKA-1984-L-50774

    Amends the Employment of Women, Young Persons and Children Act (No. 47 of 1956) so as to permit womens' night work with certain restrictions.

  10. Sri Lanka - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Prevention of Social Disabilities (Amendment) Act, No. 18 of 1971. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1971 | LKA-1971-L-94282

  11. Sri Lanka - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Prevention of Social Disabilities Act, No. 21 of 1957. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1957-04-13 | LKA-1957-L-61858

    Prohibits discrimination against someone based on their caste. The imposition of social disability also includes prevention of other persons from being engaged in any lawful employment (Section 3(xi)).

  12. Sri Lanka - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Employment of Women, Young Persons, and Children Act (No. 47 of 1956). - Department of Labour

    Adoption: 1956-11-07 | LKA-1956-L-50754

    Prohibits night work for women and persons younger than the age of 18; Part II prohibits the employment of children in general in industrial undertakings, except in family enterprises. Part III regulates child labour in undertakings other than industry or seafaring. "Child" is defined as a person under 14 years of age.

  13. Sri Lanka - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Mines (Prohibition of Female Labour Underground) Ordinance (No. 13 of 1937) (Cap. 147). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1937-04-16 | LKA-1937-L-50755

    Prohibits the employment of women in mines.


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