1. Togo presented the 3 rd , 4 th and 5 th combined periodic reports on the implementation of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights at the 50th Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, held in Banjul (Republic of The Gambia) from 24 October to 5 November, 2011.
2. In accordance with Article 62 of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights, the Togolese State is presenting its 6 th , 7 th and 8 th reports on the implementation of the aforementioned Charter.
3. These reports were prepared by the Inter-Ministerial Committee responsible for preparing initial and periodic reports, and it included representatives of civil society organisations working on human rights activities in line with relevant guidelines consisting of four parts:
4. The first part presents the general legal framework for human rights protection; the second part outlines the legislative, administrative and other measures taken to give effect to the rights laid down in the Charter; the third part focuses on measures taken towards the implementation of the Protocol to 15 the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa, while the fourth part touches on the implementation of the recommendations ensuing from the review of the 3 th, 4th and 5 th periodic reports.