Human Rights under the African Charter

Authors: Uwazuruike, Allwell

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  • Examines the institutional protection of civil, political, socioeconomic, and group rights through the African Commission and African Court
  • Builds on the concept of regionalism within Africa and the recent drive for finding African solutions to African problems
  • Analyses key obstacles to the full implementation of human rights in Africa
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This book critically examines the civil, political, socioeconomic, and group rights protected under the African Charter and its Protocol on women’s rights. It then examines the institutional protection of these rights through the African Commission and African Court. The book builds on the concept of regionalism within Africa and the recent drive for finding “African solutions to African problems” by tracing the development of human rights within Africa and assessing the effectiveness of Africa’s core regional human rights institutions. In turn, it critically analyses the obstacles to the full implementation of human rights in Africa such as the lack of political will, jurisdictional issues, lack of resources and funding, poverty, illiteracy, corruption, and customary practices that violate human rights. In closing, the book discusses possible solutions to these problems.

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Allwell Uwazuruike is a Lecturer in Law at the University of Central Lancashire, UK.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Human Rights under the African Charter
Authors
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-41739-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-41739-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-41738-3
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-41741-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 229
Number of Illustrations
1 b/w illustrations
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