The Human Rights Law Index is a collection of international treaties and case law from African courts on topics relating to human rights. The case selection aims to provide a snapshot of human rights law in a country, as well as within the African Union. The index currently covers over 1000 documents.
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|Convention on the Rights of the Child||Adopted and opened for signature, ratification and accession by General Assembly resolution 44/...|
|Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa||Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa...|
|International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights||International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Adopted and opened for signature,...|
|African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights||Achutan and Ors. v Malawi (Communication No. 64/92, 68/92, 78/92)  ACHPR 10; (27 April 1994)||27 Apr 1994||English Undated Communication No. 64/92, 68/92, 78/92 AFRICAN COMMISSION ON HUMAN AND PEOPLES'...|
|African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights||Forum of Conscience v Sierra Leone (Communication No. 223/98)  ACHPR 22; (6 November 2000)||06 Nov 2000||English 23 October – 6 November 2000 Communication No. 223/98 AFRICAN COMMISSION ON HUMAN AND...|