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Accede to the Maputo Protocol

SOAWR: AN URGENT PETITION TO THE REMAINING 13 COUNTRIES TO ACCELERATE THEIR ACCESSION TO THE MAPUTO PROTOCOL.

Read the petition: EN Lire la pétition: FR The Solidarity for African Women’s Rights (SOAWR) Coalition urges the remaining 13 African Union member states to ACCEDE TO the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa. For more resources on lobbying your government to accede to the Protocol, please email us, [email protected] La Coalition de Solidarité pour les Droits des Femmes Africaines (SOAWR) exhorte ces 13 États membres de l’Union Africaine A ADHERER au Protocole à la Charte Africaine des Droits de l’Homme et des Peuples Relatif aux Droits des Femmes en

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Statement by Alliances for Africa at the 69th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights

Extract from the Statement “Honourable Chairperson, one year since the start of the Tigray War, reports of sexual violence against women and girls point to the continued use of rape, sexual slavery, sexual humiliation and other forms of sexual abuse as a weapon in this conflict. This is in addition to the humanitarian crisis that has been exacerbated by attacks against humanitarian agencies and their workers, blockades and the looting and destruction of essential humanitarian supplies. While we acknowledge the continued work of the Commission of Inquiry on the Situation of the Tigray Region of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia

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AEFL Training on the Maputo Protocol

Ratifying the Agreement Protocol of MAPUTO regarding Women’s Rights in Africa In the context of its social and awareness role, the Association of the Egyptian Female Lawyers (AEFL) – holds the consultative status with UN ECOSOC and run by Ms. Rabha Fathy – held the first training in Marin Inn Hotel in Hurghada to train NGOs and rehabilitate them to work upon the project of “Ratifying the Agreement Protocol of MAPUTO regarding Women’s Rights in Africa”. This protocol comes out from the African Charter on Humans and Peoples’ Rights issued in 1981 and which tackles all problems, crises and difficulties

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