ratification, domestication and
implementation of the Maputo Protocol
The Solidarity for African Womens Right's (SOAWR)
is a coalition of over 80 civil society organisations
working across 33 countries.
Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa
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.
The SOAWR Coalition is pleased to present the second edition of our annual Journal, summarising the challenges and gains of the SOAWR Coalition and its member organisations, the Maputo Protocol
The 20 for 20 Solidarity Awards recognise those who have steered the arduous complexities of gender inequality in Africa in the hope that this will inspire others to make a
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