Analyzing the Effectiveness of the Protocol to the African Charter On Human and Peoples' Rights On the Rights of Women in Africa (Maputo Protocol)

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TABLE OF CONTENT

DECLARATION ............................................................................................................................... i

APPROVAL ....................................... : ............................................................................................. ii

DEDICATION ................................................................................................................................ iii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ............................................................................................................ iv

LIST OF ABBREVIATION ............................................................................................................ v

LIST OF INSTRUJ\1ENTS ............................................................................................................. vi

LIST OF CASES ............................................................................................................................ vii

TABLE OF CONTENT ................................................................................................................ viii

ABSTRACT .................................................................................................................................... xi

CHAPTER ONE ............................................................................................................................. !

INTRODUCTION ............................ :-............................................................................................. !

I.Ointroduction ................................................................................................................................. !

1.1 Back ground of the study .......................................................................................................... I

1.2 Problem statement .................................................................................................................... ! 0

1.3 Purpose of the study ............................................................................................................... II

1.4.0 General Objectives of the Study .......................................................................................... II

1.4.1 Specific Objectives of the Study ........................................................................................... !!

1.4.2 Research questions .............................................................................................................. !!

1.5. Scope ofthe Study ................................................................................................................. l2

1.6. Significance of the Study ............ ~ ........................................................................................... 12

1.7. Limitations of the Study .......................................................................................................... 13

l.SLITERATURE REVIEW ....................................................................................................... I3

1.9 Chapterisation ......................................................................................................................... 15

CHAPTER TW0 .......................................................................................................................... 16

INTRODUCTION ........................................................................................................................ 16

2.0 Introduction ............................................................................................................................ 16

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2.1 Current legal framework for the promotion and protection of human rights in Africa .......... l6

2.2 Normative content .................................................................................................................... 19

2.3 Specific State Obligations ........................................................................................................ 22

2.5 Sexual and reproductive health procedures, technologies and services ................................... 25

2.6 Barriers to sexual and reproductive health rights ..................................................................... 26

CHAPTER THREE ..................................................................................................................... 28

INTRODUCTION ........................................................................................................................ 28

3.0 Introduction .............................................................................................................................. 28

3.1 African Union mechanisms for attaining peace ....................................................................... 28

3.1.2 The Afi·ican Standby Force ................................................................................................... 29

3 .1.3 Admissibility ......................................................................................................................... 29

CHAPTER FOUR ........................................................................................................................ 36

INTRODUCTION ........................................................................................................................ 36

4.0Introduction ................................... ~ ........................................... Error! Bookmark not defined.

4.1 Challenges Facing the protocol to the African charter on human and peoples' rights on the

rights of women in Africa. (Maputo protocol) in implementing the responsibility to protect... .. 36

4.1.2lack of human resource ......................................................................................................... 36

4.1.3 Lack of Reliable Financial Resources .................................................................................. 37

4.1.3 outside Influence ................................................................................................................... 39

4.1.2 Security dilemma ................................................................................................................... 40

4.1.3 Political diversities .............................................................................................................. 41

4.1.4 Financial and logistical constraints ...................................................................................... .43

4.1.5 Lack of capacity building .......... : ........................................................................................... 44

CHAPTER FIVE .......................................................................................................................... 45

INTRODUCTION ........................................................................................................................ 45

5.1 Summary of findings ................................................................................................................ 45

5.2. Conclusion ............................................................................................................................... 46

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5.3 Recommendations .................................................................................................................... 48

REFERENCES ............................................................................................................................... 53

ABSTRACT The study analyzed the effectiveness of the protocol to the African chatter on human and people's rights on the rights of women in Africa (Maputo protocol) and the general objective of the study was to investigate the legal, structural and institutional fi·ameworks that enhance the enforceability of human rights through the court of justice. The specific objectives of the study were : To Exainine the legal frame work of the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa. (Maputo protocol), To examine the mechanisms used during the effectiveness of the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa. (Maputo protocol),To Examine the challenges to the effectiveness of the Protocol to the African Chatter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Rights of Women in Afi•ica. (Maputo) The findings of the study revealed that the protocol to the Afi·ican charter on human and peoples' rights on the rights of women in Africa. (Maputo protocol) has been provided with the relevant architecture in order to perform its obligations. as demonstrated in previous chapters, the maintenance of national and international peace and security is one of the most important obligations of the protocol to the African chatter on human and peoples' rights on the rights of women in Africa. The Conclusion revealed that The ACHPR protects peoples' right to national and international peace and security. the concern African leaders have about peace and security led to their inclusion as an aim of the new continental organization , the protocol to the African charter on human and peoples' rights on the rights of women in Africa. (Maputo protocol). However, national and international peace and security are not always considered and addressed as human rights. The recommendation said that the future looks bright for Africans especially those who are the protocol to the African charter on human and peoples' rights on the rights of women in Africa. (Maputo protocol) up in conflict zones needing protection. the protocol to the African chatter on human and peoples' rights on the rights of women in Afi·ica. (Maputo protocol) has already set up its guiding principles and has set up a peace and security architecture which seems to accommodate the implementation of its r2p obligations. However, they need to ensure a greater harmonization and coherence between its institutions and the sub-regional bodies.

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Frontiers, E. & WIT, V (2022). Analyzing the Effectiveness of the Protocol to the African Charter On Human and Peoples' Rights On the Rights of Women in Africa (Maputo Protocol). Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/analyzing-the-effectiveness-of-the-protocol-to-the-african-charter-on-human-and-peoples-rights-on-the-rights-of-women-in-africa-maputo-protocol

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Frontiers, Edu, and VICTORIA WIT "Analyzing the Effectiveness of the Protocol to the African Charter On Human and Peoples' Rights On the Rights of Women in Africa (Maputo Protocol)" Afribary. Afribary, 24 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/analyzing-the-effectiveness-of-the-protocol-to-the-african-charter-on-human-and-peoples-rights-on-the-rights-of-women-in-africa-maputo-protocol. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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Frontiers, Edu, and VICTORIA WIT . "Analyzing the Effectiveness of the Protocol to the African Charter On Human and Peoples' Rights On the Rights of Women in Africa (Maputo Protocol)". Afribary, Afribary, 24 Aug. 2022. Web. 29 Sep. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/analyzing-the-effectiveness-of-the-protocol-to-the-african-charter-on-human-and-peoples-rights-on-the-rights-of-women-in-africa-maputo-protocol >.

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Frontiers, Edu and WIT, VICTORIA . "Analyzing the Effectiveness of the Protocol to the African Charter On Human and Peoples' Rights On the Rights of Women in Africa (Maputo Protocol)" Afribary (2022). Accessed September 29, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/analyzing-the-effectiveness-of-the-protocol-to-the-african-charter-on-human-and-peoples-rights-on-the-rights-of-women-in-africa-maputo-protocol