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SOAWR Conducts Maputo Protocol Ratification Missions to Egypt and Morocco

In October and November 2022, the Solidarity for African Women Rights Coalition (SOAWR) in partnership with various actors including the African Union Commission’s Women, Gender and Youth Directorate (AUC-WGYD) conducted ratification missions in Egypt and Morocco to advocate for the adoption of the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and People’s Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa (the “Maputo Protocol”). The two countries are among 12 in Africa that have not acceded the women’s rights treaty. Thanks also to our Egyptian and Moroccan member organisations for their support and engagement in these missions.  Read more about the

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SOAWR: AN URGENT PETITION TO THE REMAINING 12 COUNTRIES TO ACCELERATE THEIR ACCESSION TO THE MAPUTO PROTOCOL.

Read the petition: EN Lire la pétition: FR Ahead of the 20th Anniversary of the Maputo Protocol on 11 July 2023, the SOAWR Coalition maintains its ratification campaign for the remaining 12 Member States who are yet to ratify the women’s rights treaty: Botswana, Burundi, Central African Rep., Chad, Egypt, Eritrea, Madagascar, Morocco, Niger, Somalia, South Sudan and Sudan. The Solidarity for African Women’s Rights (SOAWR) Coalition urges the remaining 12 African Union Member States to ACCEDE TO the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa. For more resources on

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