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Marriage and Family Life

Yemen, Arabic

تحمي الدولـة الأمومة والطفولــة وترعى النشء والشبـــاب. (المادّة ٣٠)

Yemen, English

The state shall protect mothers and children, and shall sponsor the youth and the young. (Art. 30)

Marriage and Family Life

Yemen, Arabic

الأسرة أساس المجتمع قوامها الدين والأخلاق وحب الوطن يحافظ القانون على كيانها ويقوي أواصرها. (المادّة ٢٦) 

Yemen, English

The Family is the basis of society, its pillars are religion, customs and love of the homeland. The law shall maintain the integrity of the family and strengthen its ties. (Art. 26)

Marriage and Family Life

South Sudan, English

(3) No death penalty shall be executed upon a pregnant or lactating woman, save after two years of lactation. (Art. 21)

Marriage and Family Life

South Sudan, English

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

23. Mother, Childcare and protection;
… (Schedule (C). Concurrent Powers)

Marriage and Family Life

South Sudan, English

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

16. Registration of marriage, divorce, inheritance, birth, death, adoption and affiliations;
… (Schedule (B). Powers of States)

Marriage and Family Life

South Sudan, English

(1) Every child has the right:

(c) to know and be cared for by his or her parents or legal guardian;
… (Art. 17)

Marriage and Family Life

South Sudan, English

(4) All levels of government shall:

(c) provide maternity and child care and medical care for pregnant and lactating women.
… (Art. 16)

Marriage and Family Life

South Sudan, English

The privacy of all persons shall be inviolable; no person shall be subjected to interference with his or her private life, family, home or correspondence, save in accordance with the law. (Art. 22)

Marriage and Family Life

South Sudan, English

Every person of marriageable age shall have the right to marry a person of the opposite sex and to found a family according to their respective family laws, and no marriage shall be entered into without the free and full consent of the man and woman intending to marry. (Art. 15)

Marriage and Family Life

South Sudan, English

(1) Family is the natural and fundamental unit of society and shall be protected by law.
(2) All levels of government shall promote the welfare of the family and enact the necessary laws for its protection.
(3) It is the right and duty of parents to care for and bring up their children.
(4) Children shall not be separated from their parents or persons legally entitled to care for them against the will of such parents or persons, except in accordance with the law. (Art. 39)