country: Mauritania


The Inter-African Committee on Traditional Practices affecting the Health of Women and Children (IAC) is an international and African regional umbrella body that has been working on policy programmes and actions to eliminate Harmful Traditional Practices in the African Region and worldwide.

Le Comité interafricain sur les pratiques traditionnelles affectant la santé des femmes et des enfants (IAC) est un organisme international et régional africain qui a travaillé sur des programmes et des actions politiques visant à éliminer les pratiques traditionnelles néfastes dans la région africaine et dans le monde entier.

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Mauritania did not sign the Maputo Protocol but did ratify it on September 2005. 2020 draft law on combating violence against women and girls by the government Strategy on the Promotion of Women: economic empowerment one of the main priorities National Strategy on developing the private sector 2015-2019: included aspects on reducing disparities between women and men in the private sector National Gender Institutionalization Strategy: to achieve equity with a view to enabling women to enjoy all of their rights 2010-2012 action plan to substantially reducing the proportion of populations who do not have easy access to a health structure

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