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Education

South Sudan, English

The exclusive executive and legislative powers of a state shall be as follows:

19. Pre-school, primary and secondary education;
… (Schedule (B), Powers of States)

Education

South Sudan, English

(2) The National Government shall:

(b) endeavour to avail the necessary financial resources to make education affordable at secondary and higher levels, including technical and vocational training, in order to bridge the educational gap caused by the collapse of educational services during the years of conflict.
… (Art. 38)

Education

South Sudan, English

The National and state governments shall have legislative and executive competences on any of the matters listed below:

2. Tertiary education and scientific research;
… (Schedule (C): Concurrent Powers)

Education

South Sudan, English

(1) Education is a right for every citizen and all levels of government shall provide access to education without discrimination as to religion, race, ethnicity, health status including HIV/AIDS, gender or disability.
(2) All levels of government shall promote education at all levels and shall ensure free and compulsory education at the primary level; they shall also provide free illiteracy eradication programmes. (Art. 29)

Affirmative Action (Broadly)

Madagascar, English

… The law favors the equal access and the participation of women and men in public employment and to the functions in the domain of the political, economical and social life. (Art. 6)

Madagascar, French

… La loi favorise l’égal accès et la participation des femmes et des hommes aux emplois publics et aux fonctions dans le domaine de la vie politique, économique et sociale. (Art. 6)

Jurisdiction and Access

Yemen, Arabic

المحكمة العليا للجمهورية هي أعلى هيئة قضائية ، ويحدد القانون كيفية تشكيلها ويبين اختصاصاتها والإجراءات التي تتبع أمامها ، وتمارس على وجه الخصوص في مجال القضاء ما يلي:
أ.الفصل في الدعاوى والدفوع المتعلقة بعدم دستورية القوانين واللوائح والأنظمة والقرارات.
ب.الفصل في تنازع الاختصاص بين جهات القضاء.
ج.التحقيق وإبداء الرأي في صحة الطعون المحالة إليها من مجلس النواب المتعلقة بصحة عضوية أي من أعضائه.
د.الفصل في الطعون في الاحكام النهائية وذلك في القضايا المدنية والتجارية والجنائية والأحوال الشخصية والمنازعات الإدارية والدعاوى التأديبية وفقاً للقانون.
ه.محاكمة رئيس الجمهورية ونائب الرئيس ورئيس الوزراء ونوابه والوزراء ونوابهم وفقاً للقانون. (المادّة ١٥٣)

Yemen, English

The Supreme Court of the Republic is the highest judicial authority. The law shall specify how it can be formed, clarify its functions and the procedures to be followed before it. It shall undertake to do the following:
a. Judge on cases and pleas that laws, regulations, by-laws and decisions are not constitutional.
b. Judge disputes over conflict of jurisdiction.
c. Investigate and give opinions regarding appeals referred by the House of Representatives which relate to its membership.
d. Rule on appeals of final judgments in civilian, commercial, criminal, personal and administrative disputes and disciplinary cases according to the law.
e. To try the President of the Republic, the Vice President, the Prime Minister, his deputies, the ministers and their deputies according to the law. (Art. 153)

Protection from Violence

Madagascar, English

… No one may be submitted to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading penalties or treatments.
In particular, it is prohibited to submit a person without their free consent to a medical or scientific experiment. (Art. 8)

Madagascar, French

... Nul ne peut être soumis à la torture ni à des peines ou traitements inhumains ou dégradants.
En particulier, il est interdit de soumettre une personne sans son libre consentement à une expérience médicale ou scientifique. (Art. 8)

Property, Inheritance and Land Tenure

Yemen, Arabic

يقوم الاقتصاد الوطني على أساس حرية النشاط الاقتصادي بما يحقق مصلحة الفرد والمجتمع، وبما يعزز الاستقلال الوطني وباعتماد المبادئ التالية:-

ج. حماية واحترام الملكية الخاصة … (المادّة ٧)

Yemen, English

The national economy is based on freedom of economic activity which benefits both the individual and society and which enhances national independence. The national economy should be founded on the following principles:

c. Protection and respect for private ownership, … (Art. 7)

Property, Inheritance and Land Tenure

Yemen, Arabic

حق الإرث مكفول وفقاً للشريعة الإسلامية ويصدر به قانون. (المادّة ٢٣)

Yemen, English

The right of inheritance is guaranteed in accordance with Islamic tenets (Shari'ah). A special law will be issued accordingly. (Art. 23)

Affirmative Action (Broadly)

South Sudan, English

(1) There shall be established by the President of the Republic a Commission to be known as National Constitutional Review Commission within six months from coming into force of this constitution.

(5) The Commission shall be established with due regard for gender, political, social and regional diversity of South Sudan in recognition of the need for inclusiveness, transparency and equitable participation. Each member of the Commission shall have the requisite competence and technical expertise and experience to contribute to fulfilling the mandate of the Commission.
… (Art. 202)