Published in: openGlobalRights-openpageHuman 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?