NEPAD Declaration on Democracy, Political, Economic and Corporate Governance

Sectors : Women's rights, Political governance
Organisation : AU
Date made: 
Heads Of State
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Commitments in: Gender - Women's rights

“11. In Africa’s efforts at democracy, good governance and economic reconstruction, women have a central role to play. We accept it as a binding obligation to ensure that women have every opportunity to contribute on terms of full equality to political and socio-economic development in all our countries...

...22. The marginalisation of women remains real despite the progress of recent years. We will, therefore, work with renewed vigour to ensure gender equality and ensure their full and effective integration of women in political and socioeconomic development.”