Source: African Arguments, analysis by Stephanie Musho. 18 years after African leaders adopted the Maputo Protocol, a progressive initiative by and for Africans, it is still yet to be fully implemented. July is a significant month for African Women. On 31 July every year, the African Union (AU) leads the continent in celebrating African Women’s Day. More significantly, eighteen years ago on 11 July, African leaders converged in Mozambique and adopted what’s commonly referred to as the Maputo Protocol. This legal instrument guarantees comprehensive rights to women. Among other things, it calls for the elimination of discrimination and harmful practices, rights
region: Great Lakes
The Vision of GLIHD is to see the great lakes region where human rights are fairly respected and enjoyed. Based in Rwanda, their mission is to contribute to the respect promotion and fulfilment of the rights of individuals and groups inline with international human rights framework and obligations of member states.
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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