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Ratify the Maputo Protocol: Contact your Head of State

Explore the list below and write to your government to ask them to take action to ensure that every country ratifies, domesticates and implement these commitments to realise the rights of women and girls in your country.

Use this template letter to contact your government.

Country Maputo Protocol Status Head of State  Email
Algeria Signed and ratified President Abdelkader Bensalah (acting pres) president@el-mouradia.dz
Angola Signed and ratified President Joao Manuel Goncalves Lourenco assembleianacional@parlamento.ao
Benin Signed and ratified President Patrice Talon infos-cabinet@assemblee-nationale.bj
Botswana NOT signed or ratified President Mokgweetsi Masisi op.registry@gov.bw
Burkina Faso Signed and ratified President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré gannbou@gmail.com
Burundi Signed but NOT ratified President Pierre Nkurunziza pierre.nkurunziza@burundi.gov.bi
Cameroon Signed and ratified President Paul Biya cellcom@prc.cm
Cape Verde Signed and ratified President Jorge Carlos Fonseca correia.ulisses@gmail.com (Prime Minister) or ancv@parlamento.cv (Parliament email)
Central African Republic Signed but NOT ratified President Faustin-Archange Touadéra assemblee_nationalerca@yahoo.com (National Assembly email)
Chad Signed but NOT ratified President Idriss Déby contact@presidence.td
Comoros Signed and ratified President Azali Assoumani smas.sgg@gmail.com (Parliament email)
Democratic Republic of the Congo Signed and ratified President Félix Tshisekedi cabinet@presidentrdc.cd
Republic of Congo Signed and ratified President Denis Sassou Nguesso lacosfr@yahoo.fr (Prime Minister email); eta.mongombon@gmail.com (Senate email)
Djibouti Signed and ratified President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh assnatdji@intnet.dj (National assembly)
Egypt NOT signed or ratified President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi feedback@sis.gov.eg
info@sisi2014.net
media.office8@op.gov.eg
(Equatorial) Guinea Signed and ratified President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo parlamento.guineaecuatorial@yahoo.es (Parliament email)
Eritrea Signed but NOT ratified President Isaias Afwerki no email address
Eswatini Signed and ratified King Mswati III dlaminiea@gov.sz (Prime Minister email)
Ethiopia Signed and ratified Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed national.parliament@ethionet.et (Parliament)
Gabon Signed and ratified President Ali Bongo Ondimba tiomena1@yahoo.fr (Senate)
Ghana Signed and ratified President Nana Akufo-Addo info@presidency.gov.gh
Guinea (Republic of) Signed and ratified President Alpha Condé assemblenationaleguine@yahoo.fr (National assembly)
Guinea-Bissau Signed and ratified President José Mário Vaz contato@anpguinebissau.org (National Popular assembly)
Ivory Coast Signed and ratified President Alassane Ouattara contact@egouv.ci
Kenya Signed and ratified President Uhuru Kenyatta ads@mygov.go.ke
Lesotho Signed and ratified Prime Minister Tom Thabane parliam@ilesotho.com (National Assembly); mosito.lelimo@gmail.com (Asst. Deputy Clerk)
Liberia Signed and ratified President George Weah info@emansion.gov.lr
Libya Signed and ratified Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj presidential.affairs@libyan-parliament.org
Madagascar Signed but NOT ratified President Andry Rajoelina sg@senat.gov.mg (Senate)
Malawi Signed and ratified President Peter Mutharika opc@opc.gov.mw
Mali Signed and ratified President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta presidence@koulouba.ml infomali@agetic.gouv.ml
Mauritania Signed and ratified President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz* contact@assembleenationale.mr (National Assembly)
Mauritius Signed and ratified President ( acting ) Paramasivum Pillay Vyapoory president@govmu.org; privateoffice@govmu.org (Prime Minster's Office)
Morocco NOT signed or ratified King Mohammed VI roi@soufiane.org (King); elotmanis@gmail.com
(Prime Minister)
Mozambique Signed and ratified President Filipe Nyusi egov@gov.mz
Namibia Signed and ratified President Hage Geingob info.op@op.gov.na
Niger Signed but NOT ratified President Mahamadou Issoufou an@assemblee.ne (National Assembly)
Nigeria Signed and ratified President Muhammadu Buhari info@nigeria.gov.ng
Rwanda Signed and ratified President Paul Kagame olivier.mushimire@parliament.gov.rw (Advisor to the President - Mushimire Olivier); info@parliament.gov.rw (Senate)
São Tomé and Príncipe Signed and ratified President Manuel Pinto da Costa no email address
Senegal Signed and ratified President Macky Sall macky@mackysall.com
Seychelles Signed and ratified President Danny Faure clerk@nationalassembly.sc (National Assembly)
Sierra Leone Signed and ratified President Julius Maada Bio info@statehouse.gov.sl
Somalia Signed but NOT ratified President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed media@presidency.gov.so; mfarmaajo@yahoo.com; info@opm.gov.so
(Prime Minister's office)
South Africa Signed and ratified President Cyril Ramaphosa president@po.gov.za
South Sudan Not ratified President Salva Kiir Mayardit musabiong@yahoo.ca (Mustafa Biong Majak Koul - Director General of Information)
Sudan Signed but NOT ratified Position vacant info@presidency.gov.sd
The Gambia Signed and ratified President Adama Barrow info@op.gov.gm absissoho@op.gov.gm
Tanzania Signed and ratified President John Magufuli ikulu@ikulu.go.tz (State House) katibumkuu@sheria.go.tz (Constitution and Legal Affairs) ps@pmo.go.tz (Prime Minister office)
Togo Signed and ratified President Faure Gnassingbe communication@presidence.gouv.tg
Tunisia Signed and ratified President Mohamed Beji Caid Essebsi boc@pm.gov.tn; youssefchahed.officiel@gmail.com
(Head of Gov't)
Uganda Signed and ratified President Yoweri Museveni cpa@parliament.go.ug (Parliament)
Zambia Signed and ratified President Edgar Lungu info@SH.gov.zm (Press and Public Relations)
Zimbabwe Signed and ratified President Emmerson Mnangagwa clerk@parlzim.gov.zw (National Assembly)