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Name: Law Safeguarding Women's Rights and Interests of the People's Republic of China.
Country: China
Subject(s): Equality of opportunity and treatment
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1992-04-03
Entry into force:
ISN: CHN-1992-L-49690
Bibliography: Chinese Law in English, Chinalaw, China Law Society, University of Maryland School of Law
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Wellesley Centers for Women, USA PDF of Law in English PDF of Law in English (consulted on 2019-01-23)
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Chinalawinfo Co. Ltd, Peking University, People's Republic of China (consulted on 2019-01-23)
Abstract/Citation: This Act, which is divided into nine Chapters, provides for and protects the political, work-related, personal, marriage, family, property and cultural education rights and interests of women. Inter alia, guarantees women equal opportunity, equal pay for equal work (s. 23), and protection from dismissal on grounds of pregnancy or marital status. Prohibits prostitution and the persecution of baby girls or women who bear baby girls. S. 41 prohibits a spouse from divorcing a woman for a period of six months following birth control surgery.
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