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Implementing the Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa: Analysing the compliance of Kenya's legal framework

Implementing the Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa: Analysing the compliance of Kenya's legal framework
132 pages

Publication date
01 Mar 2014

Publisher
Oxfam GB
Dechert

Series
Raising Her Voice Case Studies

Type
Guidelines and toolkits

This report is a joint initiative between the Lawyers' Circle and Oxfam. It analyses the implementation of the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and People's Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa, better known as the Maputo Protocol in Kenya. The Maputo Protocol guarantees comprehensive rights to women.

The report analyses the steps that have been taken in Kenya on a legal, policy, and practical level to implement the Maputo Protocol. It is structured around the following themes: Guarantees of Equality and Elimination of Discrimination; Elimination of Violence Against Women; Marriage; Access to Justice; Education; Inheritance; Economic and Social Welfare Rights; and Health and Reproductive Rights.

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