PROTOCOL TO THE AFRICAN CHARTER ON HUMAN AND PEOPLES' RIGHTS ON THE RIGHTS OF WOMEN IN AFRICA (The Maputo Protocol of 2003)

COVER OF PROTOCOL  TO  THE  AFRICAN  CHARTER  ON  HUMAN  AND PEOPLES'  RIGHTS  ON  THE  RIGHTS  OF  WOMEN  IN  AFRICA  (The Maputo Protocol of 2003)

The Maputo Protocol of 2003: The Protocol to the African Charter on Human and People’s Rights (ACHPR) on the Rights of Women in Africa was adopted in Maputo in July 2003. The adoption of the  Protocol by the AU is a  positive step towards combating discrimination and violence against women and is significant in efforts to promote and ensure respect for the rights of African women. The Protocol requires the African States to eliminate all forms of discrimination and violence against women in Africa and to promote equality between men and women

Source: https://au.int/en/treaties/1170

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