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WOMEN’S RIGHTS LEGISLATION ON THE INTERNET


Some of the documents quoted in the study are available on the Internet. The following are some useful Internet resources, including both gender focused databases and databases that although not focusing on women’s rights include relevant legislation.

1. General resources

FAO

FAOLEX database: www.fao.org/Legal/default.htm

ILO

Section “Legal Framework and Procedures for Equal Employment Opportunities”:
www.ilo.org/public/english/employment/gems/eeo/law/main.htm

United Nations

UNIFEM: www.undp.org/unifem/
WomenWatch network: www.un.org/womenwatch.

2. Country-specific resources

Brazil

Federal Senate:
www.senado.gov.br/legisla.htm
New York University School of Law:
www.law.nyu.edu/library/foreign_intl/brazil.html

Burkina Faso

Banque de donnés juridique du Burkina:
www.legiburkina.bf/
Government:
www.primature.gov.bf/economie/freglement.htm

Fiji

University of South Pacific:
www.vanuatu.usp.ac.fj/paclawmat/Paclawmat_MAIN.html

India

Incodis:
http://indiacode.nic.in/
IndLaw.com (subscription required):
http://indlaw.com/Guest/Quicksearch/lawsearch.asp
New York University School of Law:
www.law.nyu.edu/library/foreign_intl/india.html

Italy

Italian Parliament
www.camera.it/chiosco_parlamento.asp?content=/parlam/leggi/home.htm
CGIL (Trade union):
www.lomb.cgil.it/8marzo/donne-home.htm
Equal Opportunity Commission:
www.palazzochigi.it/cmparita/
Ministry for Labour:
http://www.welfare.gov.it/default.htm
New York University School of Law:
www.law.nyu.edu/library/foreign_intl/italy.html
As for EU law: EUR-LEX:
www.europa.eu.int/eur-lex/en/index.html

Kenya

LawAfrica (subscription required):
www.lawafrica.com/

Mexico

House of Representatives:
www.cddhcu.gob.mx/leyinfo/
New York University School of Law:
www.law.nyu.edu/library/foreign_intl/mexico.html
Web sites of the state governments, e.g. for Guanajato:
www.guanajuato.gob.mx/index.html

Philippines

Chan Robles Law Firm:
www.chanrobles.com/index1.htm
Supreme Court:
www.supremecourt.gov.ph/

South Africa

Acts Online:
www.acts.co.za/
Department of Land Affairs:
http://land.pwv.gov.za/
Government database of legislation:
www.polity.org.za/govdocs/legislation/
Land Claims Court:
http://wwwserver.law.wits.ac.za/lcc/
New York University School of Law:
www.law.nyu.edu/library/foreign_intl/southafrica.html

Tunisia

Jurisite Tunisie:
www.jurisitetunisie.com/


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