Togo: 2nd Periodic Report, 1991-2001
Concluding ObservationsAdopted at 31st Ordinary Session, 2 - 16 May 2002, Pretoria, South Africa.
RecommendationsV - Recommendations
The African Commission recommends that the Government of the Republic of Togo should:
21. Maintain its sensitisation efforts with regard to human and peoples’ rights in the country;
22. Continue with the culture of respect of human rights and political tolerance with a view to easing the tension in the society;
23. Double its efforts in the promotion and protection of the rights of women, children and persons with disabilities;
24. Take adequate measures to fight poverty by protecting every vulnerable social stratum against impoverishment;
25. Extend its scope of protection of women against harmful traditional practices and double its efforts with a view to increasing the involvement of women in the activities of the public and private sectors, particularly by reducing the poor
representation of women in senior positions;
26. Take specific measures to cater for the needs of minority and vulnerable groups and promote and protect the rights of these groups.
27. Should take the necessary measures for the ratification of regional and international instruments concerning human rights, including the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and People’s Rights for the Establishment of an African Court on Human and People’s Rights.
28. Inform the African Commission, in its next Periodic Report, of the steps it has taken to address the areas of concern, as well as how it has implemented the recommendations in this Concluding Observations.
Adopted at the 31st Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights held from 2 to 16 May 2002, Pretoria, South Africa
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