Analysing the compliance of Kenya's legal framework
mplementing the Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa: Analysing the compliance of Kenya's legal framework

This report is a joint initiative between the Lawyers' Circle and Oxfam. It analyses the implementation of the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and People's Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa, better known as the Maputo Protocol in Kenya. The Maputo Protocol guarantees comprehensive rights to women.

AU Protocol

Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa

A PAN AFRICAN STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK FOR THE FIFTH PHASE OF THE CAMPAIGN ON AFRICAN UNION’S PROTOCOL TO THE AFRICAN CHARTER ON HUMAN AND PEOPLE’S RIGHTS ON THE RIGHTS OF WOMEN IN AFRICA
Strategic plan SOAWR

The Solidarity for African Women’s Rights (SOAWR) was formed in 2004 as a loose coalition of organisations working towards the ratification, domestication and implementation of the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and People’s Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa (the Maputo Protocol). As of July 2013, the collation consists of 43 national, regional and international civil society organisations working across 23 African countries.

A Guide to Using the Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa for Legal Action ii. First published 2011 by Equality Now on behalf of the Solidarity for African

This manual promotes the use of the groundbreaking human rights instrument, the Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa (the Women’s Rights Protocol), which is a supplementary protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights. The Women’s Rights Protocol was adopted by
the African Union in July 2003 as a result of intensive advocacy by many organizations from all over Africa and entered into force on 25 November 2005. 

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Journey to Equality Publication: 10 years of the Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa

Journey to Equality Publication: 10 years of the Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa

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Spreading our wings: a multi-sectoral approach to Women’s rights
SOAWR Coalition Annual Review and Agenda Setting Workshop Report

The SOAWR Coalition annual review meeting in Nairobi, Kenya from 5th-7th October was attended by over 40 participants from 15 countries. This year’s theme was, “Spreading Our Wings: A Multi-Sectoral Approach to Women’s Rights’’. The main objectives of the meeting included a progress review of the 2008/2009 year, sharing of the best practices in the year, strategising on the African Women’s Decade from 2010-2020 and setting the framework for the next strategic plan.

The struggle for women’s rights in Africa Edited by Patrick Burnett, Shereen Karmali and Firoze Manji
Grace, Tenacity and Eloquence

The articles first appeared in the prize-winning weekly electronic newsletter, Pambazuka News. They provide students, activists and others with an easy-to-read introduction to the struggle for women’s rights in Africa.

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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

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