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Federalism, territorial autonomy and the management of ethnic diversity in Africa: reading the balance sheet
(Centre International de Formation Européenne, 2012)
The history of federalism in Africa is a history of ambivalence. In the run up to independence, federalism was an idea that galvanized several political movements that, following the retreat of colonial powers, emerged to ...
Local government and human rights: Building institutional links for the effective protection and realisation of human rights in Africa
(Pretoria University Law Press (PULP), 2011)
There is increasing recognition of the role of local government in the protection and realisation of human rights obligations. Recent studies on links between local government, decentralisation and human rights are evidence ...
The potential of the Expert Committee of the African Children’s Charter in advancing adolescent sexual health and rights in Africa
(Institute of Foreign and Comparative Law, 2013)
This paper examines the role of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACE) in advancing the sexual and reproductive rights of adolescent girls in Africa. The paper focuses on the ...
Implementing Article 45 of the UN Convention against Corruption in Africa: prospects and challenges
(Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, 2013)
Article 45 of the United Nations Convention against Corruption empowers states parties to enter into bilateral or multilateral agreements or arrangements on the transfer of offenders convicted of offences in one country ...
What is the future of polygyny (polygamy) in Africa?
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2017)
The traditional practice of polygyny, whereby only a man is allowed to marry more than one wife in a customary marriage, has long been perceived to be an offender of women's rights. Recent family law reforms on the ...