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

    National Health Strategy 2016‒2020 - Sustaining Progress and Building for Tomorrow and Beyond. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016 | AFG-2016-M-111004

    The Mission Statement of the Ministry of Public Health of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan is to prevent ill health and achieve significant reductions in mortality in line with the national targets and sustainable development goals and to reduce impoverishment due to catastrophic health expenditure. Also to be responsive to the rights of citizens through improving access and utilization of quality, equitable, affordable health and nutrition services among all communities especially mother and children in rural areas, And through changing attitudes and practices, promoting healthy lifestyles and effectively implementing other public health interventions. All in coordination and collaboration with other stakeholders within the framework of strong leadership, sustained political will and commitment, good governance, and effective and efficient management; in its continuous pursuit to become a ministerial ‘institution of excellence’.

  2. Afghanistan - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations prohibiting the harassment of women (11/07/1394) [2015]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-10-03 | AFG-2015-R-102063

  3. Afghanistan - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Elimination of Violence Against Women (EVAW) Law, 2009 (Presidential Decree No. 91 of 20 July 2009). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009-07-20 | AFG-2009-L-102060

    The Law was passed by Presidential Decree on the 20th of July 2009. It provides protection for women against violence as well as forced marriages, under-age marriages and polygamous relationships.

    As at 2016, the EVAW Law had not yet been approved in parliament.

  4. Afghanistan - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Labour Law (No. 35 of 2007).

    Adoption: 2007-02 | AFG-2007-L-78309

    Chapter I - General Provisions
    Chapter II - Recruitment and Employment Contract
    Chapter III - Hours of Work
    Chapter IV - The Right to Rest and Leave
    Chapter V - Wages
    Chapter VI - Vocational Training and Skill Development of Service Employees
    Chapter VII - Labour Rules and Standards
    Chapter VIII - Labour Standards and Discipline
    Chapter IX - Financial Responsibility of Employees
    Chapter X - Provision of Health and Occupational Safety Conditions
    Chapter XI - Women and Youth Work
    Chapter XII - Work related disputes
    Chapter XIII - Social Protection
    Chapter XIV - Miscellaneous Provisions.

    Also Repeals the Labour Code published in Official Gazette No. 790 dated 22, Rajab 1420 Islamic lunar year 01/11/1999).

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