Tuesday, 31 July 2012 14:15 Following the Kampala Declaration on sexual and gender based violence (SGBV) by 11 Heads of State and Government of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) in December 2011, Ministers of Justice and Gender gathered in Kinshasa last week to discuss implementation of specific articles of the Declaration. […]

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FEMNET Congratulates Her Excellency Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma on her successful election as Chairperson to the African Union Commission The African Women’s Development and Communication Network, FEMNET, joins African women in congratulating Her Excellency Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma on her successful election as Chairperson to the African Union Commission (AUC), making her the first woman to take […]

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May 25 2012 The Solidarity for African Women’s Rights Coalition (SOAWR) is a pan African coalition of 40 organisations in 20 countries, working towards the popularisation, domestication and implementation of the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa (hereinafter the Protocol). SOAWR applauds the continued […]

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The Solidarity for African Women’s Rights coalition (SOAWR) congratulates the Republic of Cote D’Ivoire on its ratification of the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa (the Protocol). The instrument of ratification was deposited to the African Union (AU) Commission on March 9th 2012.[download id=”2243″]

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