Protecting Human Security in Africa by Ademola Abass

By Ademola Abass

Maintaining Human safety in Africa discusses probably the most powerful threats to human defense in Africa. It bargains specially with these threats to the safety of African humans that are least understood or explored. In topics various from corruption, the proliferation of small fingers and lightweight guns, nutrition safeguard, the devastation of inner displacement in Africa, the hyperlink among traditional assets and human safeguard, to the issues of compelled labour, threats
to women's defense, and environmental defense, the publication examines the felony and coverage demanding situations of defending human defense in Africa.

This paintings additionally analyses the function of NGOs and the civil society in advocating human safeguard concerns in Africa. It considers the function of nearby human rights mechanisms and judicial our bodies, reminiscent of the African fee for Human Rights and the African court docket of Human and Peoples' Rights, in looking to warrantly human safeguard in Africa. ultimately, with specific connection with the Somalia, Zimbabwe, Kenya, and Darfur crises, the booklet reviews the function of African local agencies, especially
the African Union, in holding the human defense of Africans.

Written by means of best specialists on its a variety of subject matters, this can be an essential ebook for all these trying to study extra concerning the actual demanding situations dealing with Africans and African companies.

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The An Introduction to Protecting Human Security in Africa 18 human security embrace of, and focus on, the enjoyment of a broad range of human rights renders most palpable the relevance—and indeed centrality—of multilateral institutions such as the African Commission to our contemporary collective human security praxis. Rachel Murray's chapter, in logical sequence to Okafor's, inquires into the role of NGOs in the African human rights mechanisms and their contribution to the development of standards on human security issues.

32 See n 17 above, 428. ' (2004) 35(3) Security Dialogue 343. Ademola Abass 9 Secondly, the human rights approach relies heavily on the state as the primary guarantor of its citizens' rights, as well as serving as the ultimate vindicating authority whenever those rights are infringed. Hence, it is only when a state fails to avail wronged citizens with credible redress mechanisms that those citizens may have recourse to regional institutions where such exist. This is the doctrine known in international human rights jurisprudence as the 'exhaustion of local remedies'.

One consequence of food insecurity, which often results from environmental degradation among others, is the enormous strain on resources available to a 14 An Introduction to Protecting Human Security in Africa populace. Unavoidably, the gap between the rich and the poor widens and this often leads to an upsurge in violent crimes such as armed robbery and assassination. In Chapter 4, Kwesi Aning discusses the particularly dangerous threat posed by the proliferation of small arms and light weapons (SALW) to the security of Africans.

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