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Gender Equality Machineries

Nepal, English

(1) There shall be a National Women Commission in Nepal consisting of a Chairperson and four other members.

(6) Any person who possesses the following qualifications is eligible to be appointed as the Chairperson or member of National Women Commission:-
(a) a woman who has made a significant contribution for the rights, interest of women or gender justice or women development or in the field of human rights and law for at least ten years,
(b) holds a Bachelor's Degree from a recognized university in case of the Chairperson,
(c) has attained the age of forty-five,
(d) is not a member of any political party immediately before the appointment, and
(e) possesses high moral character,
… (Art. 252)

Nepal, Nepali

-!_ g]kfndf Ps /fli6«o dlxnf cfof]u /xg]5 h;df cWoIf / cGo rf/hgf ;b:o /xg]5g\ .
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-^_ b]xfosf] of]Uotf ePsf] JolQm /fli6«o dlxnf cfof]usf] cWoIf / ;b:osf] kbdf lgo'lQmsfnflu of]Uo x'g]5M–
-s_ sDtLdf bz jif{ dlxnfsf] xs, lxt jf n}+lus Gofo jf dlxnf ljsf; jf dfgj clwsf/ / sfg"gsf] If]qdf dxTjk"0f{ of]ubfg k'¥ofPsf] dlxnf,
-v_ cWoIfsf] xsdf dfGotfk|fKt ljZjljBfnoaf6 :gfts pkflw xfl;n u/]sf],
-u_ k}+tfln; jif{ pd]/ k"/f u/]sf],
-3_ lgo'lQm x'Fbfsf] avt s'g} /fhgLlts bnsf] ;b:o g/x]sf], /
-ª_ pRr g}lts rl/q ePsf] .
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Gender Equality Machineries

Nepal, English

(1) Functions, duties and powers of the Federal Women Commission shall be as follows:-
(a) To formulate policies and programs regarding women welfare for the Government of Nepal and forward them to the Government for implementation,
(b) To review whether or not statutes related to women’s welfare are executed, and whether the international covenant signed by Nepal, as a signatory, has been executed, and to forward a recommendation to the Government of Nepal in case they are found not to have been executed,
(c) To monitor, review and evaluate policies and programs implemented by the State to bring women into the mainstream of national development such as proportionate representation in all of the state agencies, and to forward a recommendation to the Government of Nepal for an effective implementation of those provisions, (d) To carry out research and studies regarding gender equality, women empowerment, other legal provisions concerning women, and to forward a recommendation to the concerned bodies regarding the areas to be amended in those laws, and to monitor the same,
(e) To monitor the government regarding report to be submitted by the Government of Nepal in matters related to international covenant and treaties to which Nepal is a party,
(f) To forward a recommendation to concerned authority to lodge a petition in the court, in accordance with the law, in matters related with gender violence, and women deprived of women rights due to social malpractices, (2) The National Women Commission may delegate, some of its rights to the Chairperson of the Commission, member, or an officer of the Government of Nepal, to be exercised in compliance with the conditions specified. (3) Other functions, duties and powers of the National Women Commission shall be as specified in Federal law. (Art. 253)

Nepal, Nepali

-!_ /fli6«o dlxnf cfof]usf] sfd, st{Jo / clwsf/ b]xfo adf]lhd x'g]5M–
-s_ dlxnfsf] xs lxt;Fu ;/f]sf/ /fVg] gLlt tyf sfo{qmdsf] th'{df u/L sfof{Gjogsfnflu g]kfn ;/sf/ ;dIf k]z ug]{,
-v_ dlxnfsf] xs lxt;Fu ;DalGwt sfg"g jf g]kfn kIf ePsf] cGt/f{li6«o ;lGw jf ;Demf}tf cGtu{tsf] bfloTj sfof{Gjog eP jf gePsf] ljifodf cg'udg u/L To;sf] k|efjsf/L kfng jf sfof{Gjogsf] pkfo ;lxt g]kfn ;/sf/nfO{ ;'emfj lbg],
-u_ dlxnfnfO{ /fli6«o ljsf;sf] d"n k|jfxdf ;dflxt ug{ tyf /fHosf ;a} lgsfodf ;dfg'kflts ;xeflutf ;'lglZrt ug{ df}h"bf gLlt tyf sfo{qmdsf] ;dLIff, cg'udg tyf d"Nof+sg ug]{ / To;sf] k|efjsf/L sfof{Gjogsfnflu g]kfn ;/sf/nfO{ l;kmfl/; ug]{,
-3_ n}+lus ;dfgtf, dlxnf ;zQmLs/0f tyf dlxnf;Fu ;DalGwt sfg"gL Joj:yfsf] cWoog, cg';Gwfg u/L To:tf sfg"gdf ug'{kg]{ ;'wf/sf ;DaGwdf ;DalGwt lgsfonfO{ l;kmfl/; ug]{ / ;f]sf] cg'udg ug]{,
-ª_ dlxnf clwsf/;Fu ;DalGwt g]kfn kIf ePsf] cGt/f{li6«o ;lGw jf ;Demf}tfdf ePsf] Joj:yf adf]lhd g]kfnn] k7fpg' kg]{ k|ltj]bg tof/Lsf ;DaGwdf g]kfn ;/sf/nfO{ ;'emfj lbg],
-r_ dlxnf lx+;f jf ;fdflhs s'/Lltaf6 kLl8t ePsf] jf dlxnf clwsf/ k|of]u ug{ glbPsf] jf jl~rt u/]sf] ljifodf s'g} JolQm jf ;+:yf lj?4 d'2f bfo/ ug'{kg]{ cfjZostf b]lvPdf sfg"g adf]lhd cbfntdf d'2f bfo/ ug{ ;DalGwt lgsfo ;dIf l;kmfl/; ug]{ .
-@_ /fli6«o dlxnf cfof]un] cfˆgf] sfd, st{Jo / clwsf/ dWo] s'g} sfd, st{Jo / clwsf/ cfof]usf] cWoIf, s'g} ;b:o jf g]kfn ;/sf/sf] s'g} sd{rf/LnfO{ tf]lsPsf] zt{sf] cwLgdf /xL k|of]u tyf kfng ug{] u/L k|Tofof]hg ug{ ;Sg]5 .
-#_ /fli6«o dlxnf cfof]usf] cGo sfd, st{Jo, clwsf/ tyf tt\;DaGwL cGo Joj:yf ;+3Lo sfg"g adf]lhd x'g]5 . -wf/f @%#_

Gender Equality Machineries

Rwanda, English

Gender Monitoring Office is an independent public institution.
Gender Monitoring Office shall submit each year its program and activity report to the Cabinet and provide a copy thereof to other State organs as may be determined by the Law.
A Law shall determine the responsibilities, organisation and functioning of this Office. (Art. 185)

Rwanda, French

L’Observatoire du «Gender» est une institution publique indépendante. L’Observatoire du « Gender » adresse chaque année au Gouvernement son programme et rapport d’activités et en réserve copie aux autres organes de l’Etat déterminés par la loi. Une loi détermine la mission, l’organisation et le fonctionnement de cet Observatoire. (Art. 185)

Rwanda, Kinyarwanda

Urwego rushinzwe kugenzura Iyubahirizwa ry’Uburinganire n’Ubwuzuzanye bw’Abagore n’Abagabo mu Iterambere ry’Igihugu ni urwego rw’Igihugu rwigenga mu mikorere yarwo. Urwego rushinzwe kugenzura Iyubahirizwa ry’Uburinganire n’Ubwuzuzanye bw’Abagore n’Abagabo mu Iterambere ry’Igihugu rushyikiriza buri mwaka Guverinoma porogaramu na raporo z’ibikorwa byarwo, izindi nzego za Leta ziteganywa n’itegeko zikagenerwa kopi. Itegeko rigena inshingano, imiterere n’imikorere by’urwo rwego. (Ingingo ya 185)

Gender Equality Machineries

Rwanda, English

The National Women Council is an independent institution in its management.
A Law shall determine the responsibilities, organization and functioning of the Council and its relationship with other State organs. (Art. 187)

Rwanda, French

Le Conseil National des Femmes est un organe doté d’une autonomie de gestion. Une loi détermine la mission, l’organisation et le fonctionnement dudit Conseil ainsi que ses rapports avec les autres organes de l’Etat. (Art. 187)

Rwanda, Kinyarwanda

Inama y’Igihugu y’Abagore ni urwego rwigenga mu mikorere yarwo. Itegeko rigena inshingano imiterere, imikorere, n’imikoranire yayo n’izindi nzego za Leta. (Ingingo ya 187)

Gender Equality Machineries

Morocco, Arabic

تسهر الهيأة المكلّفة بالمناصفة ومحاربة جميع أشكال التّمييز، المحدثة بموجب الفصل 19 من هذا الدستور،
بصفة خاصة، على احترام الحقوق والحرّيات المنصوص عليها في الفصل المذكور، مع مراعاة الاختصاصات المسندة للمجلس الوطني لحقوق الإنسان. (الفصل164)

Morocco, English

The authority charged with parity and with the struggle against all forms of discrimination, created by virtue of Article 19 of this Constitution, sees[,] notably[,] to the respect for the rights and freedoms specified in said Article, under reserve of the attributions devolved to the National Council of the Rights of Man. (Art. 164)

Gender Equality Machineries

Morocco, Arabic

يتمتّع الرّجل والمرأة، على قدم المساواة، بالحقوق والحرّيات المدنيّة والسياسيّة والاقتصاديّة والاجتماعيّة والثقافية والبيئية، الواردة في هذا الباب من الدستور، وفي مقتضياته الأخرى، وكذا في الاتفاقيات والمواثيق الدّولية، كما صادق عليها المغرب، وكل ذلك في نطاق أحكام الدستور وثوابت المملكة وقوانينها.
تسعى الدولة إلى تحقيق مبدأ المناصفة بين الرجال والنّساء.
وتُحدث لهذه الغاية، هيئة للمناصفة ومكافحة كل أشكال التمييز. (الفصل19)

Morocco, English

The man and the woman enjoy, in equality, the rights and freedoms of civil, political, economic, social, cultural and environmental character, enounced in this Title and in the other provisions of the Constitution, as well as in the international conventions and pacts duly ratified by Morocco and this, with respect for the provisions of the Constitution, of the constants [constantes] of the Kingdom and of its laws.
The State works for the realization of parity between men and women.
An Authority for parity and the struggle against all forms of discrimination is created, to this effect. (Art. 19)

Gender Equality Machineries

Egypt, Arabic

يحدّد القانون المجالس الوطنية المستقلة، ومنها المجلس القومى لحقوق الإنسان، والمجلس القومي للمرأة، والمجلس القومي للطفولة والأمومة، والمجلس القومي للأشخاص ذوى الإعاقة، ويبيّن القانون كيفيّة تشكيل كلّ منها، واختصاصاتها، وضمانات استقلال وحياد أعضائها، ولها الحقذ فى إبلاغ السّلطات العامّة عن أى انتهاك يتعلق بمجال عملها. ... (المادّة 214)

Egypt, English

The law shall specify the independent national councils, including the National Council for Human Rights, the National Council for Women, the National Council for Childhood and Motherhood, and the National Council for Disabled Persons. The law shall state the composition, mandates, and guarantees for the independence and neutrality of their respective members. Each council shall have the right to report to the competent authorities any violations pertaining to their fields of work. … (Art. 214)

Gender Equality Machineries

Guyana, English

(1) The Women and Gender Equality Commission shall promote national recognition and acceptance that women’s rights are human rights, respect for gender equality and the protection, development and attainment of gender equality.
(2) The Women and Gender Equality Commission shall consist of persons from each of the categories referred to in subparagraphs (a) ,(b) and (c), appointed by the President as follows –
(a) not less than five nor more than fifteen members, with expertise in women’s and gender equality issues, nominated by entities, by a consensual mechanism determined by the National Assembly, after the entities which shall include the Women’s Advisory Committee of the Trade Union Congress, are determined by the votes of not less than two-thirds of all the elected members of the National Assembly;
(b) the Administrator of the Women’s Affairs Bureau, by whatever name that office is designated; and
(c) a member who shall be a nominee, without the right to vote, chosen by and from each of the following commissions: the Human Rights Commission, Ethnic Relations Commission, Indigenous Peoples’ Commission, and Rights of the Child Commission. (Art. 212Q)

Gender Equality Machineries

Guyana, English

In addition to the functions specified in article 212J(2), the functions of the Women and Gender Equality Commission are to-
(a) promote the issues related to the enhancement of the status of women, girls and gender issues;
(b) promote the integration of women’s needs and interests and mainstreaming of gender issues;
(c) promote the empowerment of women;
(d) promote women’s rights as human rights;
(e) raise the awareness of the contribution of women and problems faced by women including the recognition and value of unwaged work;
(f) promote women’s needs, interests, and concerns in the wider spectrum of economic and social development and address both the practical and strategic needs of women as being different from those of men;
(g) educate and monitor employers and the public on desirable employment practices in relation to women;
(h) monitor compliance and make recommendations for the compliance with international instruments to which the Government accedes from time to time, including those already acceded to and which relate to the purpose of the Commission;
(i) evaluate any system of personal and family law, customs and practices or any law likely to affect gender equality or the status of women and make recommendations to the National Assembly with regard thereto;
(j) recommend and promote the implementation of legislation and the formulation of policies and measures so as to enhance and protect the status of women;
(k) promote, initiate or cause to be carried out research and the creation of databases on women and gender related issues including those of health, especially reproductive health, violence against women and the family, and their socio-economic and political status, as the Commission may deem relevant or as may be referred to it by the National Assembly;
(l) promote consultation and cooperation with women’s organisations in relation to decision-making that affects the lives of women;
(m) recommend training and technical assistance to support initiatives by and for women and girls; and
(n) promote the participation of women in national decision-making. (Art. 212R)

Gender Equality Machineries

Guyana, English

(1) There are hereby established the following Commissions, the goals of which are to strengthen social justice and the rule of law –

(b) the Women and Gender Equality Commission;
… (Art. 212G)