In November 2022, on behalf of the SOAWR Coalition, member organisation Alliances for Africa (observer status number 235) submitted a statement to the 73rd Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR). The statement calls upon the Commission to: address challenges and barriers relating to Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) continue to utilise its recently published guidelines on shadow reporting on the Maputo Protocol address the disproportionate effect that the COVID-19 pandemic, the proliferation of armed conflict and an unprecedented rise in unconstitutional changes of government are having on women urge the remaining 12 African
Statement by the SOAWR Coalition to the 71st Session of the ACHPR // DÉCLARATION DE LA COALITION SOAWR À LA 71E SESSION DE L’ACHPR
The SOAWR Coalition, with the support of member organisation Alliances for Africa, made a statement to the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights during the convening of the Commission’s Ordinary Sessions taking place from 21 April to 13 May 2022. The statement discusses: The Need to Promote and Protect Women’s Right to be Free from Violence during Kenya’s Election Season Harmonisation of Laws Prohibiting Child Marriage Protecting the Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) of Women and Girls in Conflict Addressing Sexual Exploitation in Africa Ratification of the Maputo Protocol by the remaining 13 African Union Member States You
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
Dissemination of the findings of the Study on Review of Discriminatory Laws related to Violence against Women in Africa
Join us for a time of insightful sharing and discussion of the findings of selected African countries’ reports on review of discriminatory laws relating to violence against women in Africa.