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Substantive equality and maternal mortality in Nigeria
(Journal of Legal Pluralism and Unofficial Law, 2012)
When women’s lives are cut short or incapacitated as a result of pregnancy or childbirth, the tragedy cascades. Children lose a parent. Spouses lose a partner. And societies lose productive contributors ... And as long as ...
Developing norms and standards on maternal mortality in Africa: lessons from UN human rights bodies
(African Human Rights Yearbook, 2017)
The African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights and the Protocol to the African Charter Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa (African Women’s Rights Protocol) contain useful provisions for addressing ...
The Human Rights Council’s Resolution on Maternal Mortality: Better late than never
(African Human Rights Law Journal, 2010)
The article examines data in relation to maternal mortality and the causes of death during pregnancy and childbirth. It analyses the United Nations Human Rights Council’s Resolution on Maternal Mortality and its importance ...
The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and the promotion and protection of sexual and reproductive rights
(African Human Rights Law Journal, 2011)
The article examines the activities of the African Commission with regard to the advancement of sexual and reproductive health and rights in Africa. The article reviews the importance of applying human rights to sexual and ...