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The Regional Dimensions Of The War In Northern Uganda
(Institute for Security Studies, 2009)
"This paper highlights the complexity of the conflict in northern Uganda. Attempts have been made to analyse the structures, actors and complex dynamics of the conflict using a multidisciplinary methodology. This has helped ...
Eroticism, sensuality and “women's secrets” among the Baganda: A critical analysis
(Feminist Africa, 2005)
Sexuality is intricately linked to practically every aspect of our lives: to pleasure,power, politics and procreation, but also to disease, violence, war, language,social roles, religion, kinship structures, identity, ...
Gender Trauma in Africa: Enhancing Women's Links to Resources
(Journal of African Law, 2004)
The article considers the impact of the public/private divide on the lives of African women. It discusses how the “protection” of the private from legal and other scrutiny helps to conceal the burden of caring for family ...
Think globally, act locally: using international treaties for women's empowerment in East Africa
Women activists in Africa need to develop innovative ways to use international treaties and instruments in a way that strengthens domestic guarantees of equality for women in their countries writes SYLVIA TAMALE. She looks ...
‘Point of Order, Mr Speaker’: African Women Claiming their Space in Parliament
(Gender & Development, 2000)
At the close of the millennium, there is a wave of invigorating air sweeping across the African continent. The refreshing breeze can be felt in the form of women smashing the gendered 'glass ceiling' in a bid to overcome ...
A Human Rights Impact Assessment of the Anti-Homosexuality Bill
(East African journal of peace and human rights, 2009)
I would like to thank the Human Rights and Peace Centre for inviting me here this afternoon toshare my views on this bill. It is great that HURIPEC organized this to be a dialogue and not a debatebecause debates have a ...
African Feminism: How should we change?
Sylvia Tamale gives a critical, self-reflexive analysis of the African women's movement, with her proposals for the changes she would like to see. She asks that African feminists transform themselves and societies into a ...
Non-Implementation of Court Orders in Socio-Economic Rights Litigation in South Africa Is the Cancer here to Stay?
(Economic and Social Rights in South Africa, 2008)
Over 12 years have elapsed since the South African Constitution was adopted, and the jurisprudence on socio-economic rights has increased considerably. Yet a majority of the population remain entrapped in poverty.
The Right of Access to Sufficient Water
(Economic and Social Rights in South Africa, 2007)
While the report provides valuable information on a number of positive developments in the provision of water services, it is deficient in a number of respects. The most visible deficiency is its lack of comprehensiveness ...
The Right to Health and the Nature of The Right to Health and the Nature of Socio-Economic Rights Obligations under the African Charter
(Economic and Social Rights in South Africa, 2005)
The African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the African Charter) guarantees a broad range of economic, social and cultural rights (socio-economic rights) as well as civil and political rights.