Constitutional and legal rights

Zambia’s Bill of Rights

Bill of Rights The Bill of Rights of Zambia simplified by the grand coalition of the campaign for a people-driven constitution in Zambia. This booklet is a simplified version of the […]

Human Rights Watch: Annual Report: Crisis – Lives in the Balance 2014

Human Rights Watch Annual Report 2014 includes the organisation’s work and supporters from July 2013 to December 2014. First of all, frontline investigations by experts lie at the heart of Human […]

Graca Machel Trust: Multiplying faces, amplifying voices

Making the voices of African women and children count The Graca Machel Trust exists to work with the thousands of voices seeking progress and amplifying African women and children’s voices […]

Judicial Bench Book on Violence against Women in East Africa

Judicial Bench Book on Violence against Women in East Africa

Domestic violence is the greatest cause of death among women and girls worldwide. Although most Commonwealth member states have laws to protect the rights of women, implementation can prove difficult. […]

The National Gender Policy Republic of the Seychelles

The Seychelles’ National Gender Policy is available. There are no  overtly discriminatory laws in the Republic of the Seychelles. The gap therefore lies in the enforcement and implementation of the […]

Zimbabwe and Ghana: A tale of two countries

Zimbabwe and Ghana: A tale of two countries

16 November, 2017: There is a personal story I share with my children and staff by way of saying never be shy of conflict: no storming, no norming, no performing. […]

November 16, 2017 Themes: Conflict | Constitutional and legal rights Programs: Gender & Governance

Muslim divorce issues raised_ Pretoria News

Muslim divorce issues raised_ Pretoria News

#Women’sDay: Moment of truth for South Africa

#Women’sDay: Moment of truth for South Africa

Johannesburg, 8 August: Women’s day in South Africa is celebrated amid a victory for democracy, with the decision to undertake a secret vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma, […]

August 8, 2017 Themes: Constitutional and legal rights Programs: Gender & Governance

Widow’s political pleas challenge traditional beliefs

The outspoken comments by Barbara Hogan, the widow of Ahmed Kathrada, following his death have challenged the beliefs around mourning and widowhood in the African context. Hogan defied tradition by […]

Widow’s political pleas challenge traditional beliefs

Widow’s political pleas challenge traditional beliefs

By Lucia Makamure The outspoken comments by Barbara Hogan, the widow of Ahmed Kathrada, following his death have challenged the beliefs around mourning and widowhood in the African context. Hogan […]