Women"s employment patterns, discrimination, and promotion of equality in Zambia
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Women"s employment patterns, discrimination, and promotion of equality in Zambia by R. Bardouille

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Published by s.n. in [Lusaka? .
Written in English



  • Zambia.


  • Women -- Employment -- Zambia.,
  • Sex discrimination against women -- Zambia.,
  • Sex discrimination in employment -- Zambia.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby R. Bardouille.
ContributionsJobs and Skills Programme for Africa.
LC ClassificationsHD6212.5 .B37 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 160 leaves ;
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2524089M
LC Control Number87980054

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Equality and non-discrimination in employment and occupation is a fundamental right at work. All workers have the right to equal opportunity and treatment, and all employers have a corresponding obligation to ensure that their company is free from discrimination and Size: 2MB. Date of Assent: 23rd December, An Act to establish the Gender Equity and Equality Commission and provide for its functions and powers; provide for the taking of measures and making of strategic decisions in all spheres of life in order to ensure gender equity, equality and integration of both sexes in society; promote gender equity and equality as a cross cutting . DISCRIM. FAM. CODE VALUE DISCRIM. FAM. CODE CATEGORY Legal Age of Marriage. The book incorporates important information relevant to women workers on topics including sexual harassment, women in development, and the glass ceiling. Other major developments for both female and male workers are included under gender mainstreaming and other gender issues, fundamental principles and rights at work, globalization, export Price: $