News from Kayan Feminist Organization

Rights Advocacy

Kayan’s Legal Department met with the Commission for Equality at the Workplace on September 6th. Kayan seeks to partner with the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor, which has established the Commission for Equality at the Workplace in order to create the mechanisms to implement the law on sexual harassment prevention. The meeting explored ways to promote awareness of this issue and establish specific positions to deal with sexual harassment prevention.

Kayan’s legal team also met with the Legal Aid Department in Nazareth on October 18th. The Legal Aid Department, a division of the Ministry of Justice, provides civil legal consultation and representation to applicants of limited needs.  The purpose of the meeting was to further develop our cooperation with the Legal Aid Department in order to improve services for women referred to this agency by Kayan.

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This entry was posted on November 1, 2010 by in Legal.
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