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Namibian Charter of Human Rights

Namibian Charter of Human Rights

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Published by National Society for Human Rights in Windhoek, Republic of Namibia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Namibia.
    • Subjects:
    • Human rights -- Namibia.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesCharter of Human Rights
      Statement[merging and technical human rights aspects by Phil ya Nangoloh ; editors, Zen-Asser Mnakapa and P. ya Nangoloh ; legal aspects, Phil ya Nangoloh].
      ContributionsNangoloh, Phil ya., Mnakapa, Zen-Asser., National Society for Human Rights (Namibia)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKSY2095 .N35 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2, 9 leaves ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL654648M
      LC Control Number96981954


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The / budget will be an indication of previous' government's commitment to realizing children's rights in Namibia,” said MISA's child rights officer, Lizette Feris. The United Nations Children's Fund has welcomed the passing of the Child Care and Protection Bill as a realisation of children's rights in Namibia.

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