issue: Right to sustainable development, including the right to property; access to land and credit
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 by Heads of State and Government in Maputo, Mozambique, on 11 July 2003. To commemorate the 19th Anniversary of the Maputo Protocol, the SOAWR Coalition is celebrating 19 reasons why the Protocol benefits the diversity of African women and girls, their lived realities, communities and governments. Go to: 1. African Union Member States Whilst the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights provides a foundational framework for domesticating human rights
Y-PEER PETRI Morocco is a youth-to-youth initiative launched by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and established in Morocco since 2006. Y-PEER PETRI Maroc est une initiative de jeunesse à jeunesse lancée par le Fonds des Nations Unies pour la population (FNUAP) et créée au Maroc depuis 2006.
The Association of the Egyptian Female Lawyers gives an oral statement at the 80th session of CEDAW Committee
In the 80th session of the CEDAW Committee, the Association of the Egyptian Female Lawyers (AEFL) gave an oral statement at the public informal meeting which was held for NGOs to give their oral statements. In its statement AEFL agrees with CEDAW Committee in regard to calling the Egyptian government to provide equal opportunities for women in labor market according to article 11 of the convention. So to achieve this purpose, AEFL urges the Egyptian government to take effective measures in labor market to reduce professional parting and fill gender gap in regard to salaries. Also AEFL calls the Egyptian government to protect
Download the Call to Action and Accountability (ENG) Télécharger A l’action et à la redevabilité (FR) Download SOAWR’s Press Statement – 30th November 2023 Télécharger Télécharger le communiqué de presse
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