Constitutional and legal rights

Angola: Activists welcome lifting of gay ban

Angola: Activists welcome lifting of gay ban

Johannesburg 30 January: The Southern African Gender Protocol Alliance welcomes the bold move by the parliament of Angola on 23 January to decriminalise same sex relations. “This is a victory not only for Angola, but for human rights in Southern Africa,” declared Emma Kaliya, Chair of the Alliance,  a network of 136 women’s rights organisations […]

Mauritius, Association Kinouete – Empowering teenage girls in conflict with the law for a fruitful development.

The project is geared towards facilitating the process of rehabilitation and re integration of teenage girls from rehabilitation youth centre and correctional youth centre. Kinouété believes that each detainee is a person entitled to a second chance and capable of leading a successful life. Kinouété strives to be an example, a factor of change and […]

Culture and Tradition

Culture and Tradition

Botswana, November 2010

September 9, 2016 Themes: Culture and Tradition Programs: Constitutional and legal rights

The constitution of Lesotho

This constitution is the supreme law of Lesotho and if any other law is inconsistent with this Constitution, that other law shall, to the extent of the inconsistency, be void.

Declaration Treaty and protocol of Southern African development community

The adoption of the Declaration and Treaty of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) at the summit which took place in August 1992 in Windhoek, Namibia, potentially marked a major step forward for Southern Africa. The treaty represents the culmination of processes that have been underway in the region for some time.

African Girl’s Summit on Ending Child Marriage

African Girl’s Summit on Ending Child Marriage

The African Union (AU) will in November hold a two day summit in Zambia to drum up support to end child marriages in Africa. The meeting will bring together high level personalities from across the continent , First Ladies, high level UN dignitaries, women and girls, civil society organizations including community and religious leaders.

Moçambique: Académicos são pelo respeito dos direitos humanos

Moçambique: Académicos são pelo respeito dos direitos humanos

Maputo, 30 de Março: “Devemos criar um pensamento africano sobre direitos humanos”, defende Josué Bila, Jornalista e Activista de Direitos Humanos.
O Artigo 11 º da Constituição da República de Moçambique (CRM) enuncia que o estado deve garantir a protecção dos direitos humanos dos cidadãos. A sua alÁ­nea “e”, o artigo enuncia a necessidade da “defesa e a promoção dos direitos humanos e da igualdade dos cidadãos perante a lei”.

Moçambique: Mulheres com menos acesso Á  Terra

Moçambique: Mulheres com menos acesso Á  Terra

Maputo, 15 de Novembro: Moçambique adoptou um quadro legal sobre uso e aproveitamento da terra, que permite que mulheres e homens possam gozar desse direito, mesmo sendo a terra uma pertença do Estado, de acordo com a Constituição da República.

Culture and Tradition

Culture and Tradition

South Africa, April 2013

April 22, 2013 Themes: Culture and Tradition Programs: Constitutional and legal rights

Culture and Tradition

Culture and Tradition

Lesotho, December 2012