Breathing Life into the African Union Protocol on Women’s Rights in Africa

The groundbreaking Protocol to the African Charter on Human and People’s Rights on Women’s Rights came into force in 2005. The protocol commits the states that sign it to eliminating all forms of discrimination against women.

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Articles from Special Issue: Pambazuka News 379, June 2008
Women, water and sanitation
Articles from Special Issue: Pambazuka News 329, November 2007
Second anniversary of the Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa: Challenges ahead

hat gains and what challenges do we have two years after the entry into force of the Protocol? This is the overall question that the various articles presented in this special issue of Pambazuka aim at addressing. What clearly emerges is that the challenges outweigh the gains made so far.

Articles from Special Issue: Pambazuka News 222, September 2005

Ahead of a conference co-convened by the African Union (AU) and SOAWR and held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia between 27 and 30 September, this edition consists of editorials written by SOAWR members and updates about the progress of the campaign from across the African continent.

Not yet a force for freedom
The African Union Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa

The pan-African campaign to mobilise support for the ratification of the protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples. Rights on the rights of women in Africa was initiated by the women.s rights organisations Equality Now and FEMNET, together with Credo for Freedom of Expression and Associated Rights, Oxfam GB and Fahamu, publishers of Pambazuka News.

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