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Shadow Reporting on the Situation of the Rights of Women and Girls in Africa: A Facilitators’ Training Manual For Civil Society Organizations

August 24, 2023

This Facilitators’ Training Manual for CSOs on Shadow or Alternative Reporting on the Situation of the Rights of Women and ...

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Guide and Guidelines on the Protection of Human Rights Defenders in Africa

March 7, 2023

Women human rights defenders work tirelessly to uphold, promote, and secure the rights of women and girls and society as a wh...

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Guide To Advocating For Women’s Rights Using International Human Rights Mechanisms

November 30, 2022

What is international human rights advocacy?  International human rights advocacy involves engaging with various UN mech...

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Reporting on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) – Global Edition

September 27, 2022

This toolkit is for media professionals. It provides guidelines on how to report on female genital mutilation (FGM) in a gend...

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Reporting on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) – Africa Edition

March 23, 2022

This toolkit is for media professionals across Africa. It provides guidelines on how to report on female genital mutilation (...

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Effectively Investigating, Prosecuting and Adjudicating Sexual Violence Cases: A Manual for Practitioners in Georgia

September 22, 2021

Effectively Investigating, Prosecuting and Adjudicating Sexual Violence Cases: A Manual for Practitioners in Georgia was...

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Reporting on Female Genital Mutilation: A toolkit for journalists and editors – Kenya Edition

March 26, 2021

This toolkit is for media professionals in Kenya and provides guidelines on how to report on female genital mutilat...

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Litigating Before The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights: A Practice Manual

November 7, 2017

We have developed this manual following requests from lawyers who have benefited from training on using the African Protocol ...

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Litigation and Advocacy Tool to End Harmful Practices

January 7, 2016

Created by Equality Now, the Centre for Human Rights University of Pretoria and the Solidarity for African Women’s Righ...

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A Guide to Using the Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa for Legal Action

September 7, 2011

This guide provides step-by-step guidance for using the Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa at local, national, and reg...