Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa (Maputo Protocol), Article 10 (1) & 2 (a) (b) (e) 

  • Women have the right to a peaceful existence and the right to participate in the promotion and maintenance of peace. 
  • States Parties shall take all appropriate measures to ensure the increased participation of women: 
    • in programmes of education for peace and a culture of peace; 
    • in the structures and processes for conflict prevention, management and resolution at local, national, regional, continental and international levels; 
    • in all aspects of planning, formulation and implementation of post-conflict reconstruction and rehabilitation.