Obiagali Adaure

The Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa is beyond doubt the missing link in the Charter's protection of women. It’s adoption not only anchors into African soil the message and recognition that the injustices plaguing African women will no longer be tolerated, but it also affirms that human rights are women's rights too.

Although it is a document of great conceptual wealth, without the co-operation, political will, and commitment required from the members of the AU, its ambition more