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Joint Statement to the 54th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights, Banjul(The Gambia) by AFA, IHRDA and WTF on the harassment of Women in Nigeria

Submitted under Activity Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Women in Africa By  Alliances for Africa (AfA), Institute for Human Rights in Development in Africa (IHRDA) and the Nigerian Women Trust Fund (WTF)  Madam Chairperson, Honourable Commissioners, State dignitaries, distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen, We wish to bring to the attention of the […]

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ACERWC decision on nationality of Nubian children – summary

In its first ever decision, 002/Com/002/09 IHRDA and OSJI (on behalf of children of Nubian descent in Kenya) v Kenya, the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child has found Kenya to have violated the rights of Nubian children to non-discrimination, nationality and protection against statelessness. IHRDA provides this pamphlet […]

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