Avon Global Center for Women and Justice at Cornell Law School - Green Background

Economic Community of West African States

ECOWAS Community Court of Justice

ECOWAS Treaties and Other Documents

  • Treaty of ECOWAS Promotes women's organizations to ensure gender equality and participation.
  • Decision A/DEC.11/12/2000 Adopting a Control Strategy on HIV/AIDS in West Africa Empowers women to fight harmful, traditional, and cultural sexual practices and reproduction which expose them to HIV/AIDS.
  • The ECOWAS Conflict Prevention Framework Facilitates the development of a regional strategy to combat gender-based violence.