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Tag: IPU

How To Combat Sexual Harassment, Violence Against Female Lawmakers: IPU

A global organisation of Parliaments, the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) has published a comprehensive set of guidelines to combat sexual harassment and violence against women in parliament. It was on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

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IPU To Parliaments: Take All Legal, Policy Measures To Achieve Universal Health Coverage By 2030

A seeming landmark resolution calling for parliaments to take all legal and policy measures to achieve universal health coverage (UHC) by 2030 has been adopted by the world’s parliaments gathered in Serbia for the 141st IPU Assembly. The resolution urges parliaments to put in place effective UHC legislation to ensure that the right to public health and medical care is guaranteed for all in law and in practice, without discrimination.