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Marriage and Family Life

Estonia, English

The family, which is fundamental to the preservation and growth of the nation and which constitutes the foundation of society, enjoys the protection of the government.
Spouses have equal rights.
Parents have the right and the duty to raise their children and to provide for them.
The protection of parents and children is provided by law.
The family is required to provide for its members who are in need. (Sec. 27)

Estonia, Estonian

Perekond rahva püsimise ja kasvamise ning ühiskonna alusena on riigi kaitse all.
Abikaasad on võrdõiguslikud.
Vanematel on õigus ja kohustus kasvatada oma lapsi ja hoolitseda nende eest.
Seadus sätestab vanemate ja laste kaitse.
Perekond on kohustatud hoolitsema oma abivajavate liikmete eest. (§ 27)

Marriage and Family Life

Estonia, English

Everyone is entitled to inviolability of his or her private and family life. … (Sec. 26)

Estonia, Estonian

Igaühel on õigus perekonna- ja eraelu puutumatusele. … (§ 26)

Marriage and Family Life

Estonia, English

… Parents have the deciding say in the choice of education for their children. … (Sec. 37)

Estonia, Estonian

… Laste hariduse valikul on otsustav sõna vanematel. … (§ 37)

Marriage and Family Life

Estonia, English

The national government facilitates voluntary provision of welfare services and provision of welfare services by local authorities.
Families with a large number of children as well as people with disabilities enjoy special care of the national government and of local authorities. (Sec. 28)

Estonia, Estonian

Riik soodustab vabatahtlikku ja omavalitsuse hoolekannet.
Lasterikkad pered ja puuetega inimesed on riigi ja kohalike omavalitsuste erilise hoole all. (§ 28)

Marriage and Family Life

Mozambique, English

1. Motherhood and fatherhood shall be afforded dignity and protection.
2. The family shall be responsible for raising children in a harmonious manner, and shall teach the new generations moral, ethical and social values.
3. The family and the State shall ensure the education of children, bringing them up in the values of national unity, love for the motherland, equality among men and women, respect and social solidarity.
4. Fathers and mothers shall support children born out of wedlock and those born in wedlock. (Art. 120)

Mozambique, Portuguese

1. A maternidade e a paternidade são dignificadas e protegidas.
2. A família é responsável pelo crescimento harmonioso da criança e educa as novas gerações nos valores morais, éticos e sociais.
3. A família e o Estado asseguram a educação da criança, formando-a nos valores da unidade nacional, no amor à pátria, igualdade entre homens e mulheres, respeito e solidariedade social.
4. Os pais e as mães devem prestar assistência aos filhos nascidos dentro e fora do casamento. (Art. 120)

Marriage and Family Life

Mozambique, English

1. The family is the fundamental unit and the basis of society.
2. The State shall, in accordance with the law, recognise and protect marriage as the institution that secures the pursuit of family objectives.
3. In the context of the development of social relations based on respect for human dignity, the State shall guarantee the principle that marriage is based on free consent.
4. The law shall establish forms in which traditional and religious marriage shall be esteemed, and determine the registration requirements and effects of such marriage. (Art. 119)

Mozambique, Portuguese

1. A família é o elemento fundamental e a base de toda a sociedade.
2. O Estado reconhece e protege, nos termos da lei, o casamento como instituição que garante a prossecução dos objectivos da família.
3. No quadro do desenvolvimento de relações sociais assentes no respeito pela dignidade da pessoa humana, o Estado consagra o princípio de que o casamento se baseia no livre consentimento.
4. A lei estabelece as formas de valorização do casamento tradicional e religioso, define os requisitos do seu registo e fixa os seus efeitos. (Art. 119)

Marriage and Family Life

Mozambique, English

1. All children have the right to protection from the family, from society and from the State, having in mind their full development.
2. Children, in particular orphans and disabled and abandoned children, shall be protected by the family, by society and by the State against all forms of discrimination, ill treatment and the abusive use of authority within the family and in other institutions.
3. Children shall not be discriminated against on the grounds of their birth, nor shall they be subjected to ill treatment.
… (Art. 121)

Mozambique, Portuguese

1. Todas as crianças têm direito à protecção da família, da sociedade e do Estado, tendo em vista o seu desenvolvimento integral.
2. As crianças, particularmente as órfãs, as portadoras de deficiência e as abandonadas, têm protecção da família, da sociedade e do Estado contra qualquer forma de discriminação, de maus tratos e contra o exercício abusivo da autoridade na família e nas demais instituições.
3. A criança não pode ser discriminada, designadamente, em razão do seu nascimento, nem sujeita a maus tratos.
... (Art. 121)

Marriage and Family Life

Mozambique, English

1. The family sector shall play a fundamental role in meeting the basic needs of the people.
2. The State shall support and provide incentives for family sector production, and shall encourage peasants as well as individual workers to organize themselves into more advanced forms of production. (Art. 105)

Mozambique, Portuguese

1. Na satisfação das necessidades essenciais da população, ao sector familiar cabe um papel fundamental.
2. O Estado incentiva e apoia a produção do sector familiar e encoraja os camponeses, bem como os trabalhadores individuais, a organizarem-se em formas mais avançadas de produção. (Art. 105)

Marriage and Family Life

Sao Tome and Principe, English

1. The family, as the fundamental element of the society, shall have the right to protection by the society and by the State.
2. It shall be incumbent, especially, upon the State:
a) To promote social and economic independence of households;
b) To promote the creation of a national network of maternal-infant assistance;
c) To cooperate with parents in the raising of their children. (Art. 51)

Sao Tome and Principe, Portuguese

1. A família, como elemento fundamental da sociedade, tem direito à protecção de sociedade e do Estado.
2. Incumbe, especialmente, ao Estado:
a) Promover a independência social e económica dos agregados familiares;
b) Promover a criação de uma rede nacional de assistência materno-infantil;
c) Cooperar com os pais na educação dos filhos. (Art. 51)

Marriage and Family Life

Sao Tome and Principe, English

Personal identity and the privacy of private and family life shall be inviolable. (Art. 24)

Sao Tome and Principe, Portuguese

A identidade pessoal e a reserva da intimidade da vida privada e familiar são invioláveis. (Art. 24)