The Labour Law provides special protection to working women, especially during the period of pregnancy and after childbirth, women are not to be dismissed, without just cause, during pregnancy and up to one year after giving birth.
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The Seychelles Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) was developed to improve employment opportunities and conditions for women and youth through maintaining a low rate of unemployment at 5 percent.
Access to productive resources has improved due to policies and programmes that advocate for equal access to land for women and men
South Africa is one of the countries in the SADC region which has made significant progress to increase the participation of women in mining
Malawi is committed to advancing the rights of its citizens and in particular women who have been historically disadvantaged in many aspects which include access to resources for the development of livelihoods.
With women being the largest group enrolling in primary and secondary education in Madagascar
Lesotho is party to key international, continental and regional frameworks on women empowerment and gender equality
The Kingdom of Eswatini stands amongst the few SADC Member States who have managed to set up specially arranged financial institutions to cater for women.
Enhancing the economic well-being of women has been one of the major priorities of the government of Zimbabwe
Tanzania was one of the first countries in the SADC region to conduct Time Use surveys and lobby for the Multiple Roles of Women to be recognized in policy.