The Solidarity for African Womens Right's (SOAWR)
is a coalition of 63 civil society organizations
working across 32 countries

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

Maputo Protocol

The Protocol offers significant potential to guarantee the rights of women, but in order to come into force it needed to be ratified by at least 15 countries.

On 26 October 2005 the Protocol received its 15th ratification, meaning the Protocol entered into force on 25 November 2005.

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“The Solidarity for African Women’s Rights (SOAWR) Coalition is pleased to share some of our memorable moments from 2020. With the onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic, organizations had to repurpose

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Cairo, 15th of January, 2022.  The Association of the Egyptian Female Lawyers has concluded the activities of the training for media personnel which was held in Luxor on 14th and

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Combating child marriage and bringing it down to zero cannot happen without critical investments in digital technology and access. Tweet Source: UNFPA ESARO  Blog by Dr. Bannet Ndyanabangi, Regional Director

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