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National HIV/AIDS/STI/TB Policy

Legal depository - Country: Zambia / Year: 2005

The Policy provides the framework for addressing the HIV/AIDS/STI/TB situation in Zambia, outlines the causes and factors that perpetuate transmissions, including the debilitating effect on the Zambian population. It also outlines the response and impact mitigation interventions that are already in place, while also stating the vision, measures, institutional...

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Adolescent Sexual Rights in Peru

Legal depository - Country: Peru / Body: Human Rights Committee / Year: 2005

Nature of the Case In views adopted under the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the UN Human Rights Committee held the Peruvian government accountable for failing to ensure access to legal abortion services essential to the health of the petitioner, thus violating her...

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Social security provisions in the Constitution of Portugal

Legal depository - Country: Portugal / Year: 2005

Relevant articles: Article 8 – International Law 1. The rules and principles of general or common international law shall form an integral part of Portuguese law. 2. The rules set out in duly ratified or passed international agreements shall come into force in Portuguese internal law once they have...

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Judicial protection of of pensioners’ rights in Peru

Legal depository - Country: Peru / Body: Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, Inter-American Court of Human Rights / Year: 2005

Summary: The complaint was filed at the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights (IACHR) by a group of retired public servants against the State of Peru  alleging violation of the right to property and the right to judicial protection relating to non-compliance with court decisions. Concerning the reduction of retiree...

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