Understanding and providing of social rights by the African commission on human and peoples’ rights

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One of the unique features of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights is the recognition of economic, social and cultural rights on the same footing as civil and political rights. This article analyses critically the protection of socio-economic rights in the African regional system focusing mainly on the African Charter 1981 and the jurisprudence of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights.

About the authors

O A Ruchka

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

Email: oleg.ruchka@gmail.com
The Department of International Law




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