LOCATION4th Floor
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Title The African regional human rights system : 30 years after the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights / edited by Manisuli Ssenyonjo.
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 Prefaceix
 Foreword: The African Human Rights System: 30 Years after the Adoption of the ACHPRxiii
 List of Contributorsxix
 List of African Court and African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights Casesxxiii
 List of African Union Instrumentsxxxvii
 List of Abbreviationsxxxix
 List of Activity Reports of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights 1987-2010xliii
pt. I Introduction1
ch. 1 An Introduction to the Development of the African Regional Human Rights System: 30 Years after the Adoption of the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights / Manisuli Ssenyonjo3
pt. II Rights and Duties in the African Charter27
ch. 2 Civil and Political Rights in the African Charter / Olufemi Amao29
ch. 3 Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in the African Charter / Manisuli Ssenyonjo55
ch. 4 Group Rights under the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights: Concept, Praxis and Prospects / Obiora Okafor101
ch. 5 Scope of Individual Duties in the African Charter / Kofi Quashigah119
pt. III Rights of the Vulnerable under the African System135
ch. 6 Women's Human Rights in Africa / Rashida Manjoo137
ch. 7 Children's Rights in Africa / Julia Sloth-Nielsen155
ch. 8 Rights of Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons in Africa / Jamil Ddamulira Mujuzi177
ch. 9 Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Africa / George Mukundi Wachira195
ch. 10 The Rights of Older Persons and Persons with Disabilities in Africa / Yeung Sik Yuen213
pt. IV Implementation Mechanisms for Human Rights in Africa233
ch. 11 The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights / Magnus Killander235
ch. 12 The African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child / Gina Bekker249
ch. 13 From the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights to the African Court of Justice and Human Rights / Prof. Githu Muigai265
ch. 14 Human Rights Realisation in the African Sub-Regional Institutions / Solomon T. Ebobrah283
ch. 15 International Criminal Tribunals in Africa / George William Mugwanya301
ch. 16 The International Criminal Court and Africa / Daniel David Ntanda Nsereko337
ch. 17 The Protection of Women's Human Rights by Domestic Courts in Africa: A Perspective from Uganda / Manisuli Ssenyonjo355
pt. V Conclusion: Towards an Effective African Regional Human Rights System399
ch. 18 Tentative Reflections on the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights / Ben Chigara401
ch. 19 Institutional Mainstreaming and Rationalisation / Morris Kiwinda Mbondenyi421
ch. 20 Strengthening the African Regional Human Rights System / Manisuli Ssenyonjo455
Appendix 1 African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights481
Appendix 2 African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child497
Appendix 3 Protocol to the African Charter on Human And Peoples' Rights on the Establishment of an African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights513
Appendix 4 Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa521
Appendix 5 Protocol on the Statute of the African Court of Justice and Human Rights535
Appendix 6 List of Countries which have signed, ratified/acceded to the Protocol on the Statute of the African Court of Justice and Human Rights as at 6 August 2010557
 Selected Bibliography559
 Index567
Published Leiden ; Boston : Martinus Nijhoff publishers, 2012.
Description xliv, 583 p. ; 24 cm.
Series International studies in human rights ; v. 107
International studies in human rights ; v. 107.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [559]-565) and index.
Subject Human rights -- Africa.
Civil rights -- Africa.
African Charter on Human and People's Rights (1981)
Added Author Ssenyonjo, Manisuli.
ISBN 9789004218147 (hardback : alk. paper)
9004218149 (hardback : alk. paper)
OCLC No. or Control No. 760904892