region: Central Africa

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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Maputo Protocol 20 for 20 Solidarity Awards Announced, Voting Open

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 difference. NAIROBI, Kenya, May 25, 2023/APO Group/ — The Solidarity for African Women’s Rights (SOAWR) ( Coalition has launched the 20 for 20 Solidarity Awards to commemorate Africa Day and the 20th Anniversary of the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa (the Maputo Protocol). Read the full Press Release here. Submit a nomination (available in French, Arabic and English) here Les

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HelpAge International

HelpAge International is the secretariat to a global network of more than 170 organisations across 91 countries working to promote the right of all older people to lead dignified, healthy, and secure lives.

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