International Law Blog

The International Law Blog stands as an inclusive platform, dedicated to delivering comprehensive updates on the ever-evolving landscape of International Law, encompassing progressive developments in International Criminal Law, International Human Rights Law, International Humanitarian Law and beyond.

Embracing the dynamic nature of International Law, it welcomes contributions from legal professionals and students alike at diverse stages of their careers, aiming at contributing to the discussion on the prosecution of gross violations of Human Rights in International Courts and Domestic Jurisdictions, within Africa and around the world extensively.


The preamble of the Convention on the Elimination on all forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) states: ‘Recalling that discrimination against women violates the principles of equality of rights and respect for human dignity is an obstacle to the participation of women on equal terms with men in the political,

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Women and World Development: Statistics

By Haniyat Bakare Mr. Andrew Mitchell, 2010-2012 Secretary of State for International Development of the United Kingdom said during the 2010 Annual Ministerial Review of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC): “Women and girls play a salient role in ensuring peace, security, sustainable development and to the overall achievement of

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Empowering Women, Economically

By: Haniyat Bakare Economically empowering the citizens of any nation is vital in enhancing their welfare and ensuring the nation’s economic growth. Therefore, both men and women should be actively involved in their country’s economic activities.According to a research conducted by the United Nation’s Women (UN Women), women are mostly

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