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African Leaders must translate shared values on gender equality into action

As the African Heads of State and Government meet during the 16th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union, under the theme-“Towards Greater Unity and Integration through Shared Values, the Solidarity for African Women’s Rights (SOAWR) Coalition congratulates the African Union for elaborating a comprehensive framework on gender equality and women’s empowerment as a shared value.
‘The African Union has a comprehensive set of shared values on gender equality and women’s rights. What African women need is action on commitments made by their leaders at the national level to protect, promote and fulfil women’s rights.’