SOAWR in collaboration with the AU Women, Gender and development Directorate and UNIFEM have concluded in Kigali, Rwanda a stakeholders' meeting on the implementation of the AU Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa.
SOAWR in collaboration with the AU Women, Gender and development Directorate and UNIFEM have concluded in Kigali, Rwanda a stakeholders' meeting on the implementation of the AU Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa. The meeting brought together representatives of government and CSOs from 14 of the 27 countries that have ratified the Protocol.
The purpose of the meeting was to support governments to implement the Protocol. The multi-sectoral implementation framework developed by UNIFEM was introduced to the participants as a useful tool for institutionalising commitment on women's rights accross all sectors of government, thereby accelerating delivery on. Participants adopted country specific plans for promoting its adoption.
Read the press release and communique from the meeting.

Meetings and ForumsImages: Litha Musyimi-Ogana, Director, Women, Gender, and Development Directorate, African Union CommissionLitha Musyimi-Ogana, Director, Women, Gender, and Development Directorate, African Union CommissionDownloads: PDF icon FinalPressReleaseforProtocolMeeting-July.pdf, PDF icon Communique-Final.pdf