Stakeholders meeting on domestication and implementation of the AU protocol on the rights of women

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16 - 18 July 2009, Kigali, Rwanda

The African Union Commission’s Women, Gender and Development Directorate, in collaboration with Solidarity for African Women’s Rights
Coalition and the United Nations Development Fund for Women, organised a stakeholders’ meeting on domestication and implementation of the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the rights of Women in Africa. Participants included senior governmental officials and civil society organizations from fourteen African Union member states that have ratified the Protocol. The meeting discussed the progress made in implementing the Protocol, the tools used, and the challenges that member states are facing.

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Report of the Stakeholders Meeting on Domestication and Implementation of the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa: East, West and Central Africa