RULE OF LAW AND INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA: RHETORIC, CONTESTATIONS AND OPTIONS FOR ACCESS TO JUSTICE FOR WOMEN

"Whereas it is the responsibility of every member of the society to make women issues visible, it is the ultimate responsibility of the State to guarantee and protect women's rights" by Rashida Manjoo, Professor, Public Law Department, University of Cape Town and Former United Nations Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, its Causes and Consequences at the official opening of KAS' Workshop in Windhoek, Namibia on 20th January 2017 more…

Call for Papers

The Organisers of the Stellenbosch Annual Seminar on Constitutionalism in Africa (SASCA) are pleased to announce the call for papers for the 5th Annual Seminar which will be held in Stellenbosch, South Africa between 19th and 22 September 2017. The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung's Rule of Law Program for Sub-Saharan Africa will be partnering with the Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa and the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study among others, in this venture. more…

Stakeholders' Conference on Activism against Corruption

The conference on Activism against Corruption in Africa was held in Johannesburg, South Africa in November 2016. This was a follow-up to the conference on Combating Corruption that was held in Cape Town 2015. The event was organised in conjunction with “IFAISA” and brought together actors from the legal, political, private sector, civil society, faith-based organizations, the media, academia, trade unions and State agencies to deliberate on the role that everybody can play in fighting corruption more…

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to the website of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung's Rule of Law Program for Sub-Saharan Africa! This program will contribute to the promotion of the rule of law in Africa. Rule of law is a prerequisite to stable democracy and sustainable social and economic development. We hope we can work together to make this a reality - together we can make a difference!

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Previous events

Jan. 20 - 21
Workshop

Stakeholders' workshop on the Rule of Law and Inclusive Development in Africa

Rhetoric, Contestations and Options for Access to Justice for Women

Nov. 22 - 24
Congress

Stakeholders' Conference on Activism against Corruption in Africa

Nov. 15 - 16
Symposium

Ten Years KAS' Rule of Law Program for Sub-Saharan Africa

Results, Challenges and Prospects

Publications

KAS Law Study Library Volume 04/2016

KAS African Law Study Library is a journal which publishes articles written by young scholars from the African continent. The journal deals with practical aspects important for the development of the Rule of Law in an African [...] more…

RULE OF LAW AND INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA: RHETORIC, CONTESTATIONS AND OPTIONS FOR ACCESS TO JUSTICE FOR WOMEN

Linking gendered limitations of access to justice to African women’s lack of development has been an area lacking strong research to policy engagement. Accordingly, KAS' Rule of Law Program for Sub-Saharan Africa hosted a [...] more…

THE IMPLEMENTATION OF MODERN AFRICAN CONSTITUTIONS: CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS

This book endeavours to identify obstacles to constitutional implementation in Africa and, on the basis of good practice, assess how this could be overcome. This study represents a first attempt to draw attention to the issue, [...] more…

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