The Solidarity for African Womens Right's (SOAWR)
is a coalition of 72 civil society organisations
working across 33 countries.
Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa
The Protocol offers significant potential to guarantee the rights of women, but in order to come into force it needed to be ratified by at least 15 countries.
On 26 October 2005 the Protocol received its 15th ratification, meaning the Protocol entered into force on 25 November 2005.
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The SOAWR Coalition is pleased to present the second edition of our annual Journal, summarising the challenges and gains of the SOAWR Coalition and its member organisations, the Maputo Protocol
From the 22nd-24th of November 2022, SOAWR’s Steering Committee members met in Mombasa, Kenya, to take stock of the SOAWR Strategic Plan (2019-2024) and its implementation. Following dynamic reflections on
One of the world’s most comprehensive and progressive women’s human rights instruments, the Protocol to the African Charter on the Rights of Women in Africa (the Maputo Protocol) was adopted