Month: July 2023

20 for 20 Solidarity Awards: Leading women’s rights activists honoured for their groundbreaking work advancing women’s rights in Africa

KENYA, Nairobi, July 21, 2023 The 20 for 20 Solidarity Awards ceremony took place on July 11, 2023, honouring five outstanding women’s rights activists and four leading civil society organisations for their remarkable efforts in advocating for the ratification and implementation of the Maputo Protocol, the groundbreaking legal framework adopted on July 11, 2003, by the African Union (AU) to address specific challenges faced by women and girls across Africa. The gala event was hosted in Nairobi, Kenya, by  Solidarity for African Women’s Rights Coalition (SOAWR) with international women’s rights organisation Equality Now to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the

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Progrès dans la ratification et l’intégration du protocole de Maputo : 2003-2023

For the English version, go here.  La Coalition SOAWR, Equality Now et le Centre mondial d’analyse des politiques (WORLD) présentent des données intéressantes sous forme de cartes chronologiques démontrant les progrès de la ratification et de la domestication du Protocole de Maputo au cours des deux dernières décennies. Table des matières Ratification du Protocole de Maputo: juillet 2003 – juillet 2023 2003 2009 2015 2023 2003 2009 2015 2023 En savoir plus sur l’état de la ratification pour chaque État membre de l’UA Droit constitutionnel à l’égalité des sexes Les constitutions reflètent le caractère social et politique des nations et

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Progress in Ratifying & Domesticating the Maputo Protocol: 2003-2023

The SOAWR Coalition, Equality Now and the WORLD Policy Analysis Center (WORLD) present insightful data via map timelines demonstrating the progress in the ratification and domestication of the Maputo Protocol over the last two decades. Table of Contents Ratification of the Maputo Protocol July 2003 – July 2023 2003 2009 2015 2023 2003 2009 2015 2023 Find out more about the status of ratification for each AU Member State Constitutional right to gender equality Constitutions reflect the social and political character of nations and frame their legal and political systems. Constitutional guarantees can be used to demand greater equity in

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