There have been great strides towards the protection of women’s rights in Africa but progress has been slow. A new body to actively implement rights protections and monitor progress must be set up.
The gender-equity rule in Kenya’s constitution offers an opportunity to remedy past wrongs. But the country’s parliament is dragging its feet in implementing it.
The United Nations has had many chances to deal decisively with the endemic sexual and gender based violence against children in its missions. But the problem persists. What will it take to stop it?