Central to the discourse on disability is the question of systemic disadvantage,
characterised by the discrimination, and often complete exclusion, of persons
with disabilities (PWDs) in society. In an effort to address the problem, on 13
December 2006, the international community adopted the UN Convention on the
Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), which entered into force together
with its Optional Piotocol on 3 May 2008.
Chofor Che, Christian-Aime(University of Pretoria, 2003)
"This paper is therefore inspired to look at education with respect to girl children in Africa. This paper, by drawing inspriation from other settings, is also motivated by the need to find solutions on how best the rights ...
Van der Linde, Morné; Louw, Lirette(Juta Law, 2003)
In accordance with article 30 of the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights, an African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights was established in 1987 with a mandate to promote and protect human rights in Africa. ...
"The objectives of the study are as follows: 1. To critically examine the efficacy of the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Women in Africa (SRRWA) with particular emphasis on the new legal framework created ...