country: Lesotho


Lesotho signed the Maputo Protocol in February 27th, 2004 and ratified in October 26th, 2004. 2016 Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Policy of 2016 prioritizes women and youth[i] Human Rights Commission Bill: establishes the Human Rights Commission[ii] 2018 Dual Citizenship Act: makes it easier for men from third countries married to a Lesothan woman to become a naturalized citizen[iii] Labour Code Wages (Amendment) Act of 2018: amends the Act of 2014 and provides the same length of maternity leave for all workers[iv] Eighth Amendment to the Constitution: removed discriminatory provisions that favoured foreign women married to Lesotho citizens over foreign

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