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Mozambique: Human Rights Defenders hold strategy meeting

15 HRDs from Mozambique, including lawyers and journalist working in different provinces and towns of Mozambique including Nampula, Manica, Tete, Sofala and Beira held a strategy meeting for the protection of human rights defenders (HRDs) in Maputo from 2-3 March 2017. (more…)

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Report of the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, A/HRC/26/28/Add.1, 4 June 2014: Mozambique

III. Legal and institutional framework 12. The Constitution encompasses the right to equality and states that no discrimination shall be permitted on legislative, political, economic or social grounds.[9] Explicit protection is provided on the basis of colour, race, sex, ethnic origin, place of birth, religion, level of education, social position, the marital status of one’s […]

Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/MOZ/CO/1, 30 October 2013: Mozambique

22. The Committee is concerned that the freedom of assembly and association is not always effectively guaranteed. The Committee is also concerned about allegations of arbitrary arrests and detention of participants in peaceful demonstrations, including those organized by the Mozambique War Veterans Forum, as well as the use of tear gas, water cannons, rubber bullets […]

Concluding Observations, CEDAW/C/MOZ/CO/2, 23 May 2007: Mozambique

32. The Committee is concerned that adequate sex education, essential for a healthy view of sexuality, is not sufficiently covered in school curricula. The Committee is particularly concerned that, on the contrary, girls in schools are sometimes victims of sexual abuse by teachers, colleagues and others, despite the existing legal provisions addressing this issue. 33. […]