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Addressing Human Rights concerns raised by mandatory HIV testing of pregnant women through the Protocol to the African Charter on the Rights of Women
(Journal of African Law, 2008)
This article considers the importance of preventing mother to child transmission of HIV in Africa. It argues, however, that any approach to achieving this aim must be consistent with respect for human rights. In particular, ...
Compulsory licensing and access to medicines in post Doha era: What hope for Africa?
(Netherlands International Law Review, 2008)
The Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) Agreement of 1994, an outcome of the Uruguay Round negotiations, radically altered the role of international trade law in promoting and enforcing intellectual ...
Realizing access to sexual health information and services for adolescents through the Protocol to the African Charter on the Rights of Women
(Washington and Lee Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice, 2009)
One of the goals agreed to at the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo 1994, was to ensure that universal access to sexual and reproductive health services is guaranteed to all, especially ...
Turning paper promises to reality: National Human Rights Institutions and adolescent's sexual and reproductive rights in Africa
(Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights, 2008)
This article examines the history of national human rights institutions (NHRIs) in general including their establishment in Africa. Using examples from three countries - Malawi, Nigeria and South Africa - it critically ...