Women and Law in Southern Africa (WLSA) Zimbabwe Chapter conducts action research.
Cape Verde has not signed the Maputo Protocol, but ratified it on June, 2005. 2010 amendmentsArt 70: “The State shall ensure specifically the creation of conditions for universal access of citizens to social security”Art 71: “In order to guarantee the right to health, the State shall be specifically responsible for creating the conditions for the universal access of citizens to health care” 2015: Plano Nacional de Igualdade de Género 2015-18 (8 strategic areas: health, sexual &reproductive rights, GBV, education, economic autonomy, household labour, political participation, gender integration in public policy) 2017: As for pregnant student’s access and stay in the
The Central African Republic (CAR) signed the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa (The Maputo Protocol) on the 17th of June 2008 but it has not ratified it. Considered as one of the least developed countries in the world, The Central African Republic, which used to be the French colony of Ubangi-Shari before it became independent in 1960. However, since its independence, Due to rebellions, mutinies, and spillover violence from neighbouring countries, the CAR has been an unstable country in permanent crisis. Due to the instability of the country,
Girl Child Network (GCN) is a Network of over 300 organizations working to improve the status of children in Zimbabwe with special emphasis on the education of the girl child. GCN came into being, primarily to mainstream children activities with a focus on the girl child in the development sector through advocacy, information sharing and strengthening of children programming in Zimbabwe .
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Status of women’s and girls’ rights in South Sudan Women and girls in South Sudan face extreme challenges with limited rights to protection, participation and inclusion. As such, South Sudan
This 28 September 2023 marks the global day of action for access to safe and legal abortion. We, the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Women in Africa (SRRWA) of