Democratic governance and human rights
Democratic Governance and Human Rights are key for sustainable development and for cooperation between partners, and are an integral part of both the EU's and the AU's core values. The Africa-EU Partnership on Democratic Governance and Human Rights will enable a comprehensive continent-to-continent dialogue and cooperation on aspects and concepts such as local capacity strengthening, the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms for all, democratic principles, the rule of law and equitable access to legal systems, management of natural resources, the fight against corruption and fraud, accountable management of public funds, institutional development and reform, global governance, and security sector reform.
WAR – Women Against Rape
Empowering women who have fallen victim to abuse is a crucial step towards gender equality. In Botswana, the organisation ‘Women Against Rape’ (WAR) is providing support to women who have been raped or have suffered other forms of violence.
While the main focus is to assist women in recovering from the trauma, WAR also works to address the root causes of violence against women.
Its activities include