Women’s Rights in Africa: Challenges, Opportunities and Proposals for Accelerated Implementation

Building on the momentum of and leveraging on the African Union theme for 2016, the year of human rights with a special focus on the rights of women, a half day multi-stakeholder consultation under the theme “Accelerated Implementation of Women’s Right’s and the African Decade of Human Rights” reviewed progress on implementation of women’s rights commitments, identified priorities and proposed key recommendations to inform the development and implementation of the proposed African Union Decade on Human Rights strategy and the continental human rights agenda. This document builds on the presentations and discussions held during the consultation.

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Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Africa; Ethiopia

Subject area(s): Economic empowerment

Resource type: Assessments

UN Women office involved in publication: Ethiopia Country Office

Publication year: 2018

Number of pages: vi + 36

Publishing entities: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)