Solidarity for African Women's Rights

Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa.

Through a series of five articles, it highlights key human rights issues currently affecting women on the continent, putting them within the more

The recently concluded SOAWR pre-summit meeting reflects on the achievements to date and charts a way forward

The SOAWR Review and Agenda Setting Meeting was held at the United Nations Conference Centre, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 22 - 24 January 2008 on the theme: Building an Accountable African Union: Perspectives of the African Women’s Movement. The meeting reflected on the national and continental campaign experiences on the rights more

The 9th Assembly of the African Union Heads of States and Governments will convene from 1-3 July 2007 in Accra, Ghana under the theme, ‘The Grand Debate on the Union Government.’ It is significant that the debate takes place nearly two years since the ratification of the African Union Protocol to the Charter of African Women’s Rights, and three years since the adoption of the Solemn Declaration on Gender Equality in Africa, which reaffirms the commitment of African States to advance the more