Human Rights in Contemporary Africa
Focus on Africa
Reading Level: 9
Interest Level: 9-12
Human Rights in Contemporary Africa provides an in-depth look at the current state of human rights across the continent. The book explores the obstacles to human rights including the lingering effects of colonialism and imperialism, which led to volatile political situations in many areas. Human Rights in Contemporary Africa profiles activists and political regimes to provide context for the struggles countries around the continent face as they grapple with the issues of human safety, security, and dignity.