In 2017, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Papua New Guinea (PNG) commissioned a gender assessment of the agriculture and rural sector in Papua New Guinea. The assessment was carried out in consultation with the Women in Agriculture Development Unit (WiADU) of the National Department of Agriculture and Livestock (NDAL), in line with FAO- Papua New Guinea’s continued commitment to support the Government of Papua New Guinea.
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchOctober, 2019Papua New Guinea
Library ResourceNational PoliciesOctober, 2010Papua New Guinea
The Medium Term Development Plan 2011-2015 (MTDP) is a 5-year rolling development plan that sets the sector strategies, targets, deliverables and their projected estimated cost of implementation. The MTDP is aimed at translating the Papua New Guinea Development Strategic Plan 2010-2030 (PNGDSP) into tangible results.
Library ResourceLegislationJanuary, 0001Papua New Guinea
This Act provides with respect to local government in accordance with section 187B of the Constitution, which requires an Organic Law to provide for, or make provision in respect of, the form and the manner of establishment of the Provincial Governments and the Local-level Governments. The system of Provincial Governments established by this Organic Law applies to the government of the National Capital District and the provisions of this Organic Law relating to Provincial Governments apply to the National Capital District.
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 ResourceLegislation & PoliciesAugust, 1963Papua New Guinea
Library ResourceLegislation & PoliciesAugust, 1953Papua New Guinea
Married Women’s Property Act
Library ResourceReports & ResearchAugust, 2013India, Rwanda, Tanzania, Mozambique, Namibia, Afghanistan, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea
Library ResourceInternational Conventions or TreatiesJanuary, 1979Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Sudan, Tunisia, Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Sao Tome and Principe, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Eswatini, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela, Canada, United States of America, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, China, Japan, Mongolia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Vietnam, India, Iran, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Georgia, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Ukraine, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom, Croatia, Greece, Italy, North Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Portugal, San Marino, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, France, Germany, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Palau, Cook Islands, Niue, Samoa, Tonga
The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) - currently ratified by 187 countries - is the only human rights treaty that deals specifically with rural women (Art. 14). Adopted in 1979 by the United Nations Generally Assembly, entered into force in 1981. The Convention defines discrimination against women as follows:
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