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Where Law Meets Reality
Forging African Transitional Justice
Considering the core debates about how to develop a transitional justice agenda that best responds to the African context, this book addresses the tension between justice, peace and reconciliation.

Christof Heyns, UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, and Professor of Human Rights Law, University of Pretoria

The most important part of addressing the challenge to break the hold of human rights violations on any society, is to understand the dynamics at work. This book brings together some of the people who are best placed to guide us in this process in Africa, and to present us with a guide to action.

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From Citizen to Refugee
Uganda Asians come to Britain
Mahmood Mamdani
Forty years after the 1972 expulsion of Asians from Uganda, this vivid account interweaves gripping personal stories with an examination of Uganda's colonial history, the evolution of post-independence politics and the politicisation of racial identity.

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Confronting Female Genital Mutilation
The Role of Youth and ICTs in Changing Africa
Marie-Hélène Mottin-Sylla, Joëlle Palmieri
Report of an innovative project with girls and boys in West Africa to explore how using ICTs might contribute to the rejection of female genital mutilation. It shows how putting young people and gender at the centre of development can produce real change.

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The Burden of Peace
Women Speak in the Aftermath of Kenya's Post-Election Crisis
Peace has returned to Kenya after the violence that erupted in the wake of the disputed elections in 2007. Yet for many of the country's women – killed or widowed, maimed and gang-raped, displaced and dispossessed – this is not their peace.

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At the Heart of Resistance
Made up of footage gathered in Zimbabwe, At The Heart of Resistance captures the spirit of a unique campaigning group – Women of Zimbabwe Arise – whose clarion call is 'The power of love can conquer the love of power'.

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Africa's Long Road to Rights/Long Trajet de l'Afrique vers les Droits
Reflections on the 20th Anniversary of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights
Reflections on the 20th Anniversary of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights
Korir Sing'Oei Abraham, Mireille Affa'a Mindzie, Roselynn Musa, Tom Mukirya Nyanduga, Otto Saki, Faith Pansy Tlakula
This collection of essays reviews the achievements of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights on issues such as the rights of indigenous peoples, the position of refugees and displaced people in Africa, child rights and freedom of expression.

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Grace, Tenacity and Eloquence
The struggle for women's rights in Africa
Souad Abdennebi-Abderrahim, Caroline Ageng'o, Jacqueline Asiimwe, Christine Butegwa, Faith Cheruiyot, Elize Delport, Aminata Dieye, Sokari Ekine, Liz Frank, Anne Gathumbi, Irungu Houghton, Ayesha M. Imam, Amie Joof-Cole, A.N. Kithaka, Vanessa Ludwig, Khedija El Madani, Saudatu Mahdi, Monica Mbaru-Mwangi, Sarah Mukasa, Roselynn Musa, Gladys Mutukwa, Nikki Naylor, Janah Ncube, Sibongile Ndashe, Lindiwe Nkutha, Eve Odete, Mohau Pheko, Delphine Serumaga, Yifat Susskind, Maryam Uwais, Lisa VeneKlasen, Emira Woods
The traditional perception of African women toiling in poverty in the face of harsh cultural, traditional and social prejudices is only part of the story. African women write here about how they fight for their rights with grace, tenacity and eloquence.

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Vulgarisation du Protocole de l'Union Africaine sur les droits des femmes en Afrique
Le protocole d'avant-garde à la charte africaine des droits de l'homme et des peuples est entré en vigueur en 2005. Le protocole engage les états qui l'ont signé, à l'élimination de toutes les formes de discrimination à l'égard des femmes.

This title is also available in English

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Breathing Life into the African Union Protocol on Women's Rights in Africa
Anne Atieno Amadi, Rita Anyumba, Elize Delport, Amie Joof-Cole, Ibrahima Kane, Karoline Kemp, Sarah Mukasa, Sibongile Ndashe, Mary Rusimbi, Rotimi Sankore, Loga Virahsawmy, Mary Wandia
The groundbreaking protocol on the rights of women in Africa commits the states signing it to eliminating all forms of discrimination against women. This book looks at its provisions and the strategies used to ensure its ratification and implementation.

This title is also available in French

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African Voices on Development and Social Justice
Editorials from Pambazuka News 2004
African perspectives on development and social justice in Africa are rarely heard in Northern media. This book offers a collection of editorials from 'Pambazuka News' that explore concerns including underdevelopment, aid, trade, debt and globalisation.

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