Sierra Leone is playing host to three countries; Guinea, Liberia and Ghana at a regional, 3-day workshop on state reporting obligations under the Maputo Protocol at the Bintumani Hotel, Freetown.
The Maputo Protocol was originally adopted by the “Assembly of the African Union” in Maputo, Mozambique on July 11, 2003. The official document is titled “Protocol to the African Charter on Human and People's Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa. The Parliament of Sierra Leone ratified the Protocol on the 2nd July, 2015 which was signed on the 11th July, 2003.
At the opening ceremony, Professor Michelo Hansungule of the Center for Human Rights, Faulty of Law, University of Pretoria, said his institution strives to impart knowledge while undertaking ground breaking research in [...]