From the 15th – 17th of June 2023, SOAWR Members Kadirat and the Centre for Human Rights (CHR) – University of Pretoria conducted a training workshop with Tunisian Government ministers and stakeholders on State Reporting on The Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa (the Maputo Protocol). Samia Melki Fessi, the founder of Kadirat, stated that “what made this great partnership with CHR a reality is the SOAWR network.” The training was reported on by the Tunisian publication Leaders (available in French and Arabic), concluding: “Combining theoretical learning with the
Association de promotion de la culture environnementale/ Association for the Promotion of Environmental Culture (APCE)
The Association for the Promotion of Environmental Culture is an apolitical and non-profit Tunisian association founded by citizens of the southern district of Tunis, aware of the importance of the fight against pollution and the preservation of a healthy environment for future generations.
On November 27-29, 2021, our Tunisian member organisation, Kadirat, held a regional conference and lobbying and advocacy workshops with women’s rights representatives from other North African countries of Algeria, Libya and Morocco. Reporting from the Tunis Afrique Presse: “The organisation KADIRAT, on Saturday, launched a guide to urge the Tunisian government to keep its legislation in harmony with the provisions of the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa “Maputo” ratified by Tunisia under organic law No. 33 of 2018 dated 6 June 2018. The guide was presented at a
Kadirat a été créée en 2004 par un groupe de militantes tunisiennes qui ont une longue expérience de l’activisme de la société civile, qui ont dirigé d’autres OSC et qui sont membres de différents réseaux nationaux, régionaux et internationaux. Kadirat se concentre sur les droits des femmes, tels que la participation politique, l’autonomisation économique, la lutte contre la violence envers les femmes et les enfants et le plaidoyer pour une réforme de la loi sur l’égalité des sexes et la violence envers les femmes.
Kadirat was formed in 2004 by a group of Tunisian women activists who have a long experience in civil society activism, who headed other CSO’s and who are members of different national, regional and international networks. Kadirat focuses on women’s rights such as political participation, economic empowerment, ending GBV/VAWG and advocating for law reform on gender equality and VAWG.
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Status of women’s and girls’ rights in South Sudan Women and girls in South Sudan face extreme challenges with limited rights to protection, participation and inclusion. As such, South Sudan
This 28 September 2023 marks the global day of action for access to safe and legal abortion. We, the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Women in Africa (SRRWA) of