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Empowering poor women to engage effectively in governance

July 2011 Blog Posts (2)

What progress have we made on realising the AU Protocol on the Rights of Women: A letter to the late Hanna Nasibwa, one year on

Dear Ningists,
Apologies to the African and Africanist colleagues for not coming back to the recent review meeting in Nairobi. A combination of low energy and other personal reasons kept me away from the evening launch of the legal manual and catching up with you all.
Below is the opening presentation I made,
Warmly,
Irungu
What progress have we made on realising the AU Protocol on the Rights of Women: A letter to the…
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Added by Irungu Houghton on July 17, 2011 at 19:52 — No Comments

Equatorial Guinea ratify the Maputo Protocol

 

Great news just in.....Equatorial Guinea becomes the 31st Africa Union member state to ratify the Maputo Protocol.

The Protocol - a progressive and comprehensive regional piece of women's rights legislation - was adopted by the African Heads of State and Government at the 2nd Ordinary Session of Assembly of the Africa Union in Maputo on July 11, 2003. Equatorial Guinea signed the Protocol in 2005.

A well-deserved congratulations to all those who…

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Added by Emily Brown on July 5, 2011 at 18:53 — 1 Comment

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