Center for the Promotion of Human Rights and Development in Africa

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  • Gender Justice

    Gender-based violence is often a common element of conflict and authoritarian regimes. In these contexts, impunity for violations against women is pervasive. At the same time, women are often absent or underrepresented in efforts to address such abuse.

    Human Rights Texte 2013-09-09
  • Institutional Reform

    Public institutions'such as the police, military, and judiciary—are often instruments of repression and systemic violations of human rights. When transitions to democratic government occur, reform of such institutions is vital.

    Human Rights Texte 2013-09-09
  • Children and Youth

    Children and youth are especially vulnerable to the effects of conflict and gross human rights violations. In many post-conflict regions, children and youth comprise more than half of the affected population. They are often specific targets of human rights abuse due to their age and societal status

    Human Rights Texte 2013-09-09
  • Access to Justice

    Where there is a real or perceived breakdown of justice, and where political, legal, economic, and institutional biases and barriers marginalize segments of the population, the struggle for equal access to justice can be complex and dangerous.

    Human Rights Texte 2013-09-09