Africa: Maputo at 20: Undimmed resolve – advancing and protecting the rights of women and girls in Africa

As we mark the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa (Maputo Protocol), we, the undersigned organizations, commend achievements in advancing women and girls’ rights in the continent. This legal instrument has established a comprehensive framework that outlines the standards which states should follow in promoting and protecting women’s rights.

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