New publication: The African Regional Human Rights System

Publish Date: 
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

The Programm on Women's Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (PWESCR) relased "The African Regional Human Rights System", a publication that narrates the origins of the African regional human rights mechanisms. It elaborates the normative framework and rights recognised in the regional human rights treaties in the region. It also focuses on how to use these monitoring and enforcement mechanisms and some of the challenges faced in doing so.

This is a learning tool for human rights defenders, and especially trainers from the region interested in conducting training on human rights. With a focus also on civil society engagement in the regional human rights mechanisms, the publication provides useful insights at a practical level. The publication will enhance your knowledge on African regional human rights mechanisms.

The publication has been written by Getahun Atey Kassa. 

Please download the publicación here