This Law, consisting of 24 sections, creates the Punjab Women Protection Authority. It establishes necessary provisions for a comprehensive, efficient, effective and gender equitable system for protection, relief and rehabilitation of women against all forms of violence in the Punjab; to control, monitor, and oversee that system; and, to deal with related matters.
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Library ResourceLegislationMay, 2017Pakistan
Library ResourceNational PoliciesJanuary, 1995Nepal
The Agricultural Perspective Plan (APP) is a national strategy with a cross-sectoral approach with a duration of twenty years (1995-2015). Its goal is to add two percentage points to the country’s agricultural growth which would expand per capita agricultural growth sixfold, from its current 0.5% to 3% per year. The APP strategy is based on the acceleration of the agricultural growth rate sufficiently to obtrain strong multiplier effect on growth in employment, both in agriculture itself and in nonagricultural sectors.
Library ResourceOther legal documentAugust, 2015India
This workshop was orgainized at Bhubaneswar, India by Center for Land Governance, NRMC, Bhubaneswar with support of The World Bank, New Delhi. In this workshop salient findings on processes and progress made around gender equitable land tenure arrangements, best practices and challenges along with ground-happenings and post –land rights situations captured through community and stakeholders opinions were shared.
Library ResourceRegulationsSri Lanka, Asia, Southern Asia
The Ordinance is the general law on matrimonial property rights. In particular, it establishes administrative and legal proceedings and specifies that women are capable of holding, acquiring and disposing of any movable or immovable property as if she were a femme sole, without the consent or intervention of her husband. This applies to all property belonging to her at the time of marriage and property acquired or devolved to her after marriage. She also has the same remedies and redress by way of criminal proceedings for the protection and security of her separate property (16).
Library ResourceNational PoliciesNepal, Asia, Southern Asia
4.1 The Agriculture Development Strategy (ADS) will guide the agricultural sector of Nepal over the next 20 years. The structure of the agricultural sector is expected to change considerably with agribusiness to grow faster. Strong linkages between agriculture and other sectors in the economy will be critical to the reduction of poverty particularly in rural areas where the development of non-farm activities based on agriculture will be fundamental for the growth of an overall robust economy, a more balanced rural economy, and employment generation.
Library ResourceConstitutionJanuary, 1968Mauritius, Aruba, Anguilla, American Samoa, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahrain, Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Cook Islands, Comoros, Cape Verde, Cuba, Curaçao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Fiji, Micronesia, Guinea-Bissau, Grenada, Guam, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Kiribati, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, Montserrat, New Caledonia, Niue, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Puerto Rico, French Polynesia, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sao Tome and Principe, Suriname, Sint Maarten, Seychelles, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, British Virgin Islands, United States Virgin Islands, Vanuatu, Samoa, Africa, Eastern Africa
Library ResourceNational PoliciesJanuary, 2008Asia, Southern Asia, Bhutan
The Royal government of Bhutan launched the Tenth Five Year Plan that outlines strategies from 2008-2013 to reduce poverty and to increase education initiatives.
Library ResourceNational PoliciesAfghanistan, Asia, Southern Asia
This Agriculture and Rural Development Sector Strategy is a sectoral national strategy of Afghanistan. It applies to the period of 2008-2013. The central objective of the document is to ensure the social, economic and political well-being of rural communities, especially poor and vulnerable people, whilst stimulating the integration of rural communities within the national economy.The Strategy directly addresses food security issues, including food aid and nutrition issues. In doing so, it also treats the issues in a perspective of the vulnerable population of the country.
Library ResourceNational PoliciesPakistan, Asia, Southern Asia
This document is a national policy with a cross-sectoral approach. The main objectives of the Vision are: a) eradicating extreme poverty and hunger; b) achieving universal primary education; c) promoting gender equality and women empowerment; d) reducing child mortality; e) improving maternal health; f) combating HIV/aids, malaria and other diseases; g) ensuring environmental sustainability; and h) developing a global partnership for development. Plants and animal types as well as farming systeFood security for all is one of the objectives to be attained (Chapter 6.5).
Library ResourceConstitutionSeptember, 2015Nepal
Constitution of Nepal
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