THE ROLE OF NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS INSTITUTIONS NHRIs IN THE PROMOTION, PROTECTION AND IMPLEMENTATION OF SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS: THE CASE OF THE MOZAMBICAN NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION

nhris (2)This PhD study on national human rights institutions and sexual and reproductive rights intends to analyze and discuss the actual and potential role of the national human rights institutions NHRIs in the promotion, protection and implementation of sexual and reproductive rights (SRR) with particular focus on the National Human Rights Commission in Mozambique.  The analyses and discussions will be based on theoretical, historical, legal and practical perspectives.

Supervision: Prof. dr. Eva Brems

Researcher: Luis Bitone Nahe

Project Funded by: VLIR-UOS DESAFIO

This study will respond to two fundamental questions: one regarding to the actual role of national human rights institutions NHRIs in general, and Mozambican National Human Rights in particular in promoting, protecting and implementing sexual and reproductive rights, and another, concerning its potential role in promoting, protecting and implementing sexual and reproductive rights.

  1. To what extent do the actual regime and practice of national human rights institutions NHRIs, in general, and the Mozambican National Human Rights Commission, in particular, promote, protect and fulfil sexual and reproductive rights?
  2. To what extent do the national human rights institutions in general and the Mozambican National Human Rights in particular, have a potential role to promote, protect and fulfil sexual and reproductive rights?

 

 

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