Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa 2003, para. c
States Parties shall ensure that women and men enjoy equal rights and are regarded as equal partners in marriage. They shall enact appropriate national legislative measures to guarantee that: monogamy is encouraged as the preferred form of marriage and that the rights of women in marriage and family, including in polygamous marital relationships are promoted and protected;
Means of adoption
Equality & Inclusion
Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa (2003), Article 6, c.