Saturday, October 24, 2015

Right to Dignity of Women in Africa



1. Every woman shall have the right to dignity inherent in a human being and to the recognition and protection of her human and legal rights.
2. Every woman shall have the right to respect as a person and to the free development of her personality.
3. States Parties shall adopt and implement appropriate measures to prohibit any exploitation or degradation of women.
4. States Parties shall adopt and implement appropriate measures to ensure the protection of every woman’s right to respect for her  dignity and protection of women from all forms of violence, particularly sexual and verbal violence. 



PROTOCOL TO THE AFRICAN CHARTER ON HUMAN AND PEOPLES' RIGHTS ON THE RIGHTS OF WOMEN IN AFRICA

http://www.au.int/en/sites/default/files/Protocol%20on%20the%20Rights%20of%20Women.pdf

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