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Representatives from the Coalition on Children’s Rights (KDL) and Timor-Leste Coalition for Education (TLCE) have condemned Deputy Minister of Education for Senior High School Virgilio Smith’s statement regarding the alleged sexual abuse of a student by a teacher at San Miguel College.

Education Net of TLCE and KDL will submit a case of abuse concerning a teacher and female student from the CSM school to a report by the CRC Committee in Geneva.

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Some community leaders, particularly those in rural areas, do not understand laws against domestic violence, according to the Timor-Leste Parliamentary Women Group (GMPTL).

SEPI will work to raise awareness of laws regarding domestic violence after community leaders demonstrated a lack of knowledge of the legislation.

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The majority of female workers in the private sector do not claim their full maternity leave entitlements due to a fear of losing out on wages, according to Alola Foundation advocacy program manager Maria Barreto.

Se Idelta Maria Rodrigues said fear of losing their job prevents many female workers from lodging complaints when employers violate their rights.

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The Disability Working Group (DWG) Timor-Leste President, Joaquin Soares, demands the Government of Timor-Leste ratify the International Convention on the Rights of the Disabled so the rights of Timorese living with disability are protected.

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