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According to the Southern Africa Development Community’s 2013 Gender Protocol report, women in Mozambique made up 39.2% of Parliament, 35% of local government, and 32% of the cabinet.AMCS et al (2007) Shadow Report: Stage of implementation of the CEDAW in Mozambique. CIA (n.d.), The World Factbook, https://gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2018(accessed 25/04/2014).The total score for across these areas was 18 out of a possible 22.In 2012 a national plan to combat violence against women was also being implemented in five provinces and, as part of the plan, the Ministry of Women conducted a campaign on television and radio targeted at informing women of their rights under the legislation.Economic Commission of Africa (2009) African Women’s Report 2009, Measuring Gender Inequality in Africa: Experiences and Lessons from the African Gender and Development Index, available at 26 October 2013). International Labour Organisation (2011) Database of Conditions of Work and Employment Laws [database] 26 October 2013). Approaches and Lessons Learnt in the Work of Four Main Organisations.Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) (n.d.) Gender and Land Rights Database [database] (accessed 26 October 2013). Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD): Oslo, Norway. Namburete, E (2009) Southern African Development Community Gender Protocol Baseline Study: Mozambique (accessed 26 October 2013).In terms of the effectiveness of government responses to domestic violence, Mozambique rates relatively well.
However, in 2005 the government reported to CEDAW that women face constraints due to a lack of information and because of the guarantees required by financial institutions According to the latest data available from the World Bank, in 2011 35.5% of women had accounts at formal financial institutions, compared to 45% of men, and women fared only slightly lower than men with regard to receiving loans from formal financial institutions – 5.4% and 6.4% respectively.According to the US Department of State, rape is prohibited by law in Mozambique with a punishment of two to eight years' imprisonment if the victim is 12 years of age or older and eight to 12 years' imprisonment if the victim is under the age of 12.