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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: IWRAW Asia Pacific is looking for two programme officers.

We are looking for women who have the interest, skills and experience to join us in implementing programmes and strategies in CEDAW implementation. Here is the vacancy announcement. Send your CVs by 20th December 2015 to liping [at]iwraw-ap.org. We look forward to hearing from you!

 

Alert! Calling for Applications  - Africa Regional Workshop for Lawyers Litigating on Women's Human Rights Using CEDAW.

We are organising this workshop in collaboration with FIDA Kenya from 7-10 December 2015 in Nairobi. Lawyers with the relevant background from Botswana,Ghana,Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Tanzania,Uganda,South Africa, Zimbabwe and Zambia are welcome to apply. For more details please see these documents:

The deadline for receving the application is 28th November 2015 c/o ayesha[at]iwraw-ap.org and amarjargal[at]iwraw-ap.org

NEW: Handbook - Women, Development & Access to Justice (2015)

NEW: Business and Women's Human Rights: Women and the Value Chain video

IWRAW Asia Pacific Newsletter Volume 2 Issue 7

CEDAW General Recommendation 33 on women's access to justice 

Infographics on Business and Women's Human Rights [1] [2] [3] NEW!!

IWRAW AP Statement on the Zero Draft of the Post 2015 UN Summit Outcome Document

 

UPCOMING COUNTRIES FOR CEDAW REVIEW

63rd Session in February 2016: Czech, Haiti, Iceland, Japan, Mongolia, Sweden, Tanzania and Vanuatu

64th Session in July 2016: Albania, France, Mali, Myanmar, Philippines, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey and Uruguay

65th Session in November 2016: Antiqua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bhutan, Burundi, Canada, Estonia, Honduras, Netherlands and Switzerland

IMPORTANT: CSOs from countries reporting in 63rd CEDAW Session (with the exception of Belarus, which was postponed to the 61st session and has already had its presession) wishing to submit documents to Pre-Session Working Group (PWSG) should do so by or before 5th June 2015.

Is your country reporting? Click here to find the latest documents!

 

 

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Tel: +603 2282 2255
Fax: +603 2283 2552

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