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The ACHPR has published their Concluding Observations and Recommendations on Rwanda’s Initial Periodic Report on the Maputo Protocol

Two years after they were adopted at the 64th Ordinary Session, the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights has published their Concluding Observations and Recommendations on the Combined 11th, 12th, and 13th Periodic Report of the Republic of Rwanda. Part B details Rwanda’s implementation of the Maputo Protocol:   “The Commission notes that there are many positive aspects regarding Rwanda’s compliance with its obligations under the Maputo Protocol which it ratified on 25 June 2004. The Commission commends the Republic of Rwanda for submitting its Initial Periodic Report in accordance with Article 26 of the Maputo Protocol which is

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Africa Day 2022 – The Year of Nutrition

Today, the 25th of May, marks the 49th anniversary of the signing of the OAU (Organization of African Unity) agreements which evolved into the present day African Union (AU). This year’s Africa Day celebration is centred on nutrition, with the African Union Theme for the year 2022 “Strengthening Resilience in Nutrition and Food Security on the African Continent”. The SOAWR Coalition celebrates that 43 out of the 55 AU Member States have enshrined African women’s right to nutrition and food security by ratifying the Maputo Protocol. However, whilst progress has been made to implement these rights, we note that: No

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