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Region and country Archives: Namibia

Concluding Observations, CEDAW/C/NAM/CO/4-5, 24 July 2015: Namibia

C. Principal areas of concern and recommendations Education 30. The Committee welcomes the revision of the Teenage Pregnancy Policy of 2009 on the prevention and management of pregnancy and the provision of life skills as a subject in schools which, among other things, is focused on the dangers and effects of teenage pregnancy. The Committee […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, A/HRC/23/36/Add.1, 17 May 2013: Namibia

V. Challenges in the realization of specific rights by people living in poverty B. Right to health 66. The Special Rapporteur is also concerned about information received on the obstacles that particular groups such as prisoners and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual (LGBT) persons encounter in accessing condoms, a situation that is hampering their enjoyment […]

Concluding Observations, CCPR/CO/81/NAM, 26 July 2004: Namibia

22. The Committee notes the absence of anti-discrimination measures for sexual minorities, such as homosexuals (arts. 17 and 26). The State party should consider, while enacting anti-discrimination legislation, introducing the prohibition of discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation. Link to full text of the report: Concluding Observations-CCPR-Namibia-2004-eng

Chairperson of the Immigration Selection Board v. Frank and Another, Supreme Court of Namibia (5 March 2001)

Procedural Posture The government appealed to the Supreme Court of Namibia against orders made by the High Court. The High Court had ordered the Immigration Selection Board’s refusal of a permanent residence permit to the respondent to be set aside. Facts In 1995, the respondent applied to the Namibian Immigration Selection Board for a permanent […]