The conference brings together women legislators and individuals from the civil society mostly involved in the promotion of women’s rights.
Written by The New Vision
The 3rd Deputy Chairperson of the Women Caucus at the Pan African Parliament, Anifa Kawooya, has called for the follow up and implementation of the numerous laws and resolutions passed by national assemblies and conferences that are geared towards the respect of women’s rights.
Kawooya, who was speaking at the 12th Pan African Parliament Women Conference, said several resolutions adopted at the end of conferences are meant to improve the lives of women in Africa.
“We have many nice laws about women in most countries in Africa, like Rwanda, Ethiopia and Uganda is also following them. We have spoken and now should start acting,” she said.
The two-day conference under the theme: 2019, the year of refugees, returnees and internally displaced persons: towards durable solutions to forced displacement in Africa, is being held at the Pan African Parliament headquarters in Midrand, South Africa, 14–15 October 2019.