Neglect of the Human Rights Dimension in African IP Policymaking

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2015-12-15
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Rens, Andrew
Pfumorodze, Jimcall
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Abstract
In this thematic report, the authors, both members of the African Scholars for Knowledge Justice (ASK Justice) network, outline the neglect of human rights in IP policymaking; the need to end this neglect, particularly in the African context; and steps to be taken towards this goal.
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intellectual property (IP), human rights, public interest, development, Africa, access to medicines, access to knowledge (A2K)
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Rens, A., & Pfumorodze, J. (2015). Neglect of the human rights dimension in African IP policymaking. The African Journal of Information and Communication (AJIC), 16, 82-87. https://doi.org/10.23962/10539/19318