The Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa (MAPUTO PROTOCOL)

This policy brief provides a synopsis of the Maputo Protocol over the past one year as it turns 18 years. It also highlights the impact COVID 19 is having on achieving: SRHR/HIV and STI, Food security, Economic and Social Welfare, Harmful Cultural Practices and Gender Based Violence. It zeroes in on some of Kenya and Nigeria responses towards ending FGM in midst of the COVID 19 times. It then gives some policy recommendations for consideration by Civil Society, Policy Makers and Communities.

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