“Labour, land, and women’s rights in Africa: challenges for the new Protocol on the Rights of Women”

This paper discuss the additional Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa, which was adopted in 2003, signed by thirty African states and ratified by at least half that number. The paper examines the challenges posed to this Protocol by existing dynamics related to labour, land and women’s rights.
Rebouche, Rachel
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Journal of Harvard Human Rights 19: 235. Available at