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Baobab Condemns Rejection of Pro-gender Justice Bills

Baobab for Women’s Human Rights condemns the rejection of Bills to enhance the lives of Nigerian Women. At the commencement of the global Women’s History Month on the first day of March 2022, just few days to the International Women’s Day, 95.9% of male lawmakers at the National Assembly made history as the most unfriendly set of lawmakers when they voted against ALL the bills aimed at ensuring gender justice through the advancement of the rights of Nigerian women as full citizens. The gender bills proposed in the amendment of the Nigerian Constitution which sought to enhance the lives of

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Statement by Alliances for Africa at the 69th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights

Extract from the Statement “Honourable Chairperson, one year since the start of the Tigray War, reports of sexual violence against women and girls point to the continued use of rape, sexual slavery, sexual humiliation and other forms of sexual abuse as a weapon in this conflict. This is in addition to the humanitarian crisis that has been exacerbated by attacks against humanitarian agencies and their workers, blockades and the looting and destruction of essential humanitarian supplies. While we acknowledge the continued work of the Commission of Inquiry on the Situation of the Tigray Region of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia

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AEFL Training on the Maputo Protocol

Ratifying the Agreement Protocol of MAPUTO regarding Women’s Rights in Africa In the context of its social and awareness role, the Association of the Egyptian Female Lawyers (AEFL) – holds the consultative status with UN ECOSOC and run by Ms. Rabha Fathy – held the first training in Marin Inn Hotel in Hurghada to train NGOs and rehabilitate them to work upon the project of “Ratifying the Agreement Protocol of MAPUTO regarding Women’s Rights in Africa”. This protocol comes out from the African Charter on Humans and Peoples’ Rights issued in 1981 and which tackles all problems, crises and difficulties

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