issue: Widows, including their inheritance rights
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
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
Le Collectif des Associations et ONGs Féminines du Burundi (CAFOB)est une organisation non gouvernementale à but non lucratif composée de 63 associations agissant dans différents secteurs du développement. CAFOB est également active dans le travail avec les réfugiés et les déplacés internes. CAFOB envisage un Burundi pacifique et prospère qui respecte les droits de l’homme et où les femmes ont les mêmes opportunités que les hommes et décident ensemble de l’avenir du pays.
CAFOB is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation composed of 63 associations acting in different sectors of development. CAFOB is also active in working with refugees and IDPs. CAFOB envisions a peaceful and prosperous Burundi which respects human rights and where women have the same opportunities as men and decide together for the future of the country.
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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