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About Moiyattu Banya

Moiyattu Banya is senior programmes officer at the Women Peace and Security Network-Africa based in Ghana. She is also founder of Women Change Africa.

Articles by Moiyattu Banya

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Human rights for whom? A closer look at elitism and women’s rights in Africa

The problem of ‘top-down’ human rights work is particularly pronounced among the marginalized women and girls who experience the harshest abuses. These individuals are fully capable of becoming rights bearers, but need more information about international and national law. From the openGlobalRights debate, Human rights: mass or elite movement?

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